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Spicy Bean Chili

Spicy bean chili that can be made in 30-45 minutes. It's a healthy, whole foods plant-based comfort food recipe!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dinner, Entree
Cuisine: Chili, Southern
Servings: 4
Author: Spartan Life


Main Ingredients:

  • 1 can of black beans
  • 1 can of kidney beans
  • 1 can of white beans
  • 1 can of diced green chilis
  • 1 cup of fresh or frozen corn
  • 1 cup of diced carrots
  • 1 cup of diced yellow onions
  • 1/2 cup of diced celery
  • 1 can of tomato paste
  • 2 cups of vegetable broth I use low-sodium


  • 2 tablespoon of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of chili powder
  • 1-2 teaspoons of garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper or less, depending on your spicy tolerance
  • 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt
  • Black pepper to taste


  • Avocado cubes
  • Chopped Cilantro


  • Add the vegetable broth and tomato paste to a large pot and stir so to combine
  • Rinse and drain your cans of beans – set aside
  • Dice your celery, carrots, onion (and any other vegetables you may want to add, such as bell peppers, etc.)
  • Combine all ingredients and spices to your pot and stir well to combine
  • Turn the burner on medium-low to low and let the pot simmer for 30-40 minutes so all of the flavors can meld