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Slow Cooker Vegan Chipotle Chili
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18 INGREDIENTS • 4 STEPS • 1HR 40MINS

Slow Cooker Vegan Chipotle Chili

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Whether you use a slow cooker or the Instant Pot, you'll be rewarded with this savory, meatless chili.
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Cotter Crunch
Hi I'm Lindsay, Nutrition Specialist for Gluten-Free eating but my recipes also focus on including healthy, wholesome ingredients while providing inclusive ingredients for all diet types.
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Whether you use a slow cooker or the Instant Pot, you'll be rewarded with this savory, meatless chili.
1HR 40MINS
Total Time
$1.09
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
6
US / Metric
Olive Oil
1 Tbsp
Red Onion
1
Red Onion, diced, Medium
Garlic
3 cloves
Bell Pepper
2
Bell Peppers, chopped
Chili Powder
2 Tbsp
Chili Powder
Ground Cumin
1 Tbsp
Ground Cumin
Chickpeas
1 can
14.5 oz
Chickpeas, drained
Red Kidney Beans
1 can
15.5 oz
Red Kidney Beans, drained
Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes
1 can
15 oz
Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes
Vegetable Broth
2/3 cup
Vegetable Broth
less broth for thicker chili
Zucchini
1/2 cup
Zucchini, diced
or Bell Pepper
Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce
3 Tbsp
Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce
replace all with 2 tbsp tomato sauce or other hot sauce for less spicy
Tomato Paste
1/4 cup
Tomato Paste
Kosher Salt
1 tsp
Kosher Salt
or Sea Salt
Shredded Cheese
to taste
Shredded Cheese
Jalapeño Pepper
to taste
Fresh Cilantro
to taste
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
396
Fat
4.0 g
Protein
21.6 g
Carbs
66.4 g
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Author's Notes

See step 5 for Instant Pot instructions.

The flavor of adobo can be too spicy for some. If you have New Mexico or Anaheim chiles, feel free to swap them for Chipotle peppers.
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step 1
Add Olive Oil (1 Tbsp) to a skillet over medium heat. When hot, add and sauté Red Onion (1), Garlic (3 cloves), and Bell Peppers (2) for 3-5 minutes. Once cooked, transfer to the slow cooker.
step 1 Add Olive Oil (1 Tbsp) to a skillet over medium heat. When hot, add and sauté Red Onion (1), Garlic (3 cloves), and Bell Peppers (2) for 3-5 minutes. Once cooked, transfer to the slow cooker.
step 2
Add the Chili Powder (2 Tbsp), Ground Cumin (1 Tbsp), Chickpeas (1 can), Red Kidney Beans (1 can), Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes (1 can), Vegetable Broth (2/3 cup), Zucchini (1/2 cup), Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce (3 Tbsp), and Tomato Paste (1/4 cup) to the slow cooker. Cook on high for 90 minutes or low for 3 hours.
step 2 Add the Chili Powder (2 Tbsp), Ground Cumin (1 Tbsp), Chickpeas (1 can), Red Kidney Beans (1 can), Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes (1 can), Vegetable Broth (2/3 cup), Zucchini (1/2 cup), Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce (3 Tbsp), and Tomato Paste (1/4 cup) to the slow cooker. Cook on high for 90 minutes or low for 3 hours.
step 3
Instant pot option: Add onion, garlic, bell peppers, and oil to the instant pot. Press sauté option and cook for 3-5 minutes (stirring) or until onion and peppers are softened. Turn off sauté. Add the remaining ingredients (minus salt and pepper + toppings) to the instant pot. Stir to combine. Secure with lid and press manual cook (sealed) for 20 minutes followed by slow release.
step 4
After the chili has been cooked by either method, stir in Kosher Salt (1 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste) and serve with toppings of choice. Ex: Fresh Cilantro (to taste), Shredded Cheese (to taste), and Jalapeño Peppers (to taste).
step 4 After the chili has been cooked by either method, stir in Kosher Salt (1 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste) and serve with toppings of choice. Ex: Fresh Cilantro (to taste), Shredded Cheese (to taste), and Jalapeño Peppers (to taste).
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Beans & Legumes
Budget-Friendly
Gluten-Free
Comfort Food
Slow Cooker
Healthy
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Vegetarian
One-Pot
Vegetables
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