Guiltless Vegetarian Chili

Ready in
1 hr 5 min
This heart healthy chili requires a bit of chopping but it’s so rich and flavourful no one will miss the meat!

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


Per Serving

Prep Time

25 min

Cooking Time

40 min

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


2 tbsp Great Value Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Red Onion large, sliced
1 Carrot medium, peeled and chopped
1 Celery stalk, diced
1 Yellow pepper diced
3 cloves Garlic
2 cups Cremini mushrooms
1 Jalapeno Pepper seeded and diced
2 tbsp Great Value Chili Powder
1 tsp Great Value Iodized Sea Salt
1 can Great Value Tomato Paste
0.25 tsp Great Value Chili
1 can Great Value No Salt Added Dark Red Kidney Beans rinsed and drained
1 can Great Value No Salt Added Peaches and Cream Whole Kernel Corn
1 Zucchini small, chopped
0.5 cup Cilantro


  1. Heat oil over medium high.Add onion, carrot, celery and yellow pepper.  Sauté 3-5 minutes or until starting to soften.
  2. Add garlic, mushrooms, jalapeno, spices and salt.  Sauté 1-2 minutes longer, stirring often.
  3. Add remaining ingredients except cilantro.  Bring to simmer then reduce heat to medium-low.
  4. Simmer uncovered for 30-40 minutes, stirring often, or until thickened and vegetables are cooked.
  5. Stir through cilantro just before serving.

Recipe notes

  • Serve garnished with Our Finest Plain Greek Yogurt, Great Value Light Shredded Cheese and sliced green onions.
  • To save time, coarsely chop all the vegetables separately in a food processor.
  • Adjust the amount of crushed chilli peppers to suit your taste, 1 tsp or more for fiery hot or leave them out for a mild family friendly version.
Yields 2 ½ litres (10 cups)

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