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4 Alarm Vegan Chili ~ Serve this easy and hearty one-pot meal with a side of homemade cornbread and dinner is done!

4 Alarm Chili

Serve this hearty one-pot meal with homemade cornbread and dinner is done!
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Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: comfort food, dairy free, vegan, vegetarian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 495kcal
Author: Holly Gray


  • 24 ounces vegan ground beef
  • 1 cup Anaheim pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup poblano pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon jalapeno pepper seeded and chopped
  • ½ cup yellow onion diced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 12 ounces lager beer
  • 28 ounces petite diced tomatoes with liquid
  • 15 ounces pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • 15 ounces kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons pureed chipotle peppers in Adobo sauce


  • Into a large pot, add the vegan ground beef, peppers (Anaheim, poblano, and jalapeno), and onion. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently until the beef is browned. Add the garlic and continue cooking for an additional 1 minute.
  • Add the chili powder, cumin, salt, coriander, oregano, and black pepper. Cook for two minutes then add the tomato paste and cook for an additional 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Pour in the beer and bring to a boil for 5 minutes, until the liquid is mostly cooked off.
  • Stir in the diced tomatoes, pinto beans, kidney beans, and pureed chipotle peppers. Reduce the heat to low.
  • Partially cover the pot and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Ladle into bowls and serve with your favorite chili toppings.


Calories: 495kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 1034mg | Potassium: 1541mg | Fiber: 17g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 897IU | Vitamin C: 44mg | Calcium: 142mg | Iron: 9mg
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