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đŸŒ± One-Pot Vegan Chili Recipe

Looking for a delicious and healthy vegan camping meal? Try our easy One-Pot Vegan Chili recipe packed with protein and fiber. Customize it to your liking!

One-Pot Vegan Chili

You will need:

  • dried red lentils1 cup of dried red lentils
  • can of black beans1 can of black beans
  • can of diced tomatoes1 can of diced tomatoes
  • chopped onion1 onion, chopped
  • minced garlic2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • diced bell pepper1 bell pepper, diced
  • chili powder2 tablespoons of chili powder
  • cumin1 teaspoon of cumin
  • salt and pepperSalt and pepper to taste
  • vegetable broth2 cups of vegetable broth
  • camping cooking potCooking pot
  • cooking spoonSpoon for stirring


  1. Start by gathering all your ingredients.
  2. Place your pot over the campfire or on your camping stove.
  3. Add the chopped onion, minced garlic, and diced bell pepper into the pot and sauté until the onions are translucent.
  4. Add the dried red lentils, black beans, diced tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper to the pot.
  5. Stir the ingredients together until they are well mixed.
  6. Pour the vegetable broth into the pot and stir again.
  7. Cover the pot and let it simmer for about 20-30 minutes, or until the lentils are cooked through.
  8. Stir occasionally to prevent the chili from sticking to the bottom of the pot.
  9. Once the lentils are cooked, remove the pot from the heat and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.


This one-pot vegan chili is not only easy to make but also packed with protein and fiber. You can customize it by adding other vegetables or spices according to your preferences. Remember to pack your ingredients in reusable containers to minimize waste.

There's nothing quite like the aroma of a hearty meal wafting through the crisp, fresh air of the great outdoors. And when that meal is as healthy, satisfying, and eco-friendly as our One-Pot Vegan Chili, it's a win-win for everyone. This recipe is a testament to the fact that camping food doesn't have to be bland or limited. With the right ingredients and a touch of creativity, you can whip up a culinary masterpiece right over your campfire.

Our one-pot vegan chili is loaded with protein-rich lentils and black beans, making it an excellent energy source for those long hikes and outdoor activities. The combination of diced tomatoes, onion, bell pepper, and a medley of spices lends a burst of flavor that will tantalize your taste buds. Not only is this meal nutritious and delicious, but it's also easy to prepare and clean up, making it a perfect choice for your camping adventures.

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But let's get back to our one-pot wonder. This vegan chili is not only a crowd-pleaser, but it's also highly customizable. Feel free to toss in additional veggies or switch up the spices according to your preference. And remember, packing your ingredients in reusable containers not only makes for easy transport but also helps minimize waste, keeping our beautiful outdoors pristine.

So, ready to fire up that camp stove and get cooking? We'd love to hear about your experience. Share with us The Best Vegan Camping Meal You've Ever Made. Happy camping and bon appétit!