This is my hearty Vegan Chili with Plant Based Meat, and it’s made using some delicious plant based meat crumbles, black beans, green pepper, tomatoes, and a fiery spice assortment. A really great fall dish!
Vegan Chili with Plant Based Meat
10oz. Bag of plant based crumbles
1/2 Yellow onion, chopped
1 Green pepper, chopped
2 Cloves of garlic, minced
1/2 Bunch of fresh basil, chopped
1 Teaspoon of smoked paprika
1 Tablespoon of Italian seasoning
1 15 oz. can of black beans, rinsed and drained
1 16 oz. Jar of chunky salsa, (mild or as desired)
1 28 oz. can diced tomatoes
1 Tablespoon of olive oil
1 Tablespoon of nutritional yeast, (optional)
Baguette bread, (warmed and sliced)
-In a of large pot add 1 tablespoon of olive oil, white onion, green pepper and
minced garlic. Sauté for 3 – 5 minutes until translucent. Then add the smoked paprika, Italian seasoning and nutritional yeast to the pot and cook for about 1 minute.
-Add in the salsa, black beans and diced tomatoes. Fill the salsa jar with water, shake then add to the pot. Stir chili and bring to a boil then simmer for 10 – 12 minutes. Divide the chili into a serving bowl and top with fresh chopped basil. Serve with warm crusty bread or tortilla chips. Enjoy!