Vegetarian Chilli with Garden Gourmet® Mince

A hearty veggie chilli recipe even meat eaters will admit it tastes heavenly. Our incredibly versatile Garden Gourmet® Mince allows you to enjoy the flavourful plant-based meat in its best company: gently fried onion, peppers, celery, garlic and the finest spices. Add the white rice into the mix and you’ve got a new staple comfort dish – the plant-based chilli putting all your vegeratian ingredients to good use.
  • 0:40 TIME
  • 10 portions

What Makes Our Delicious Vegetarian Chilli Recipe So Special

Whether you cook for spicy food enthusiasts or for people who try to keep their taste buds away from  spicy heat, this vegetarian chilli recipe will not let you down.  You can adapt the spiciness by dropping the fresh chilli. This easy vegetarian chilli recipe is so versatile that you could even swap the kidney beans for different beans or pulses and it will still taste amazing.

INGREDIENTS

2 x 400g Maggi Rich and Rustic Tomato Sauce

2 x 400g can kidney beans, in unsalted water washed and drained

800g Garden Gourmet Simply Mince

20g Maggi Vegetable Bouillon

5 garlic cloves, finely chopped 

2  onions, finely chopped 

2 red peppers, finely chopped 

2 green peppers, finely chopped 

2 sticks celery, finely chopped 

2 red chilli, finely chopped (optional) 

2tbsp ground cumin

1tbsp smoked paprika

1½tbsp olive oil 

To serve:

450g uncooked rice 

150g reduced fat soured cream (optional)

150g guacamole 

150g fresh tomato salsa

METHOD

Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes

  1. Heat the oil and fry the onion, peppers, celery, garlic, cumin, coriander, smoked paprika, vegetable bouillon and chilli, (if using) for 5 minutes until softened.  
  2. Add the tomato sauce and kidney beans and cook for 10 minutes.
  3. Cook the rice according to the pack instructions.
  4. Meanwhile stir the frozen mince into the chilli sauce and heat through for 5-6 minutes. 
  5. Serve the chilli with the rice and add your toppings – soured cream, guacamole and salsa.

CHEF'S TIP

If you want to make the most of this vegetarian chilli recipe while in a hurry, we’ve got a few tips.

When you don’t have time to make the sauce from scratch, look out for tomato sauces with added vegetables or add some grated carrot and frozen peas to boost your veggie intake!

As our mince is vegan, this recipe can be made vegan by substituting the sour cream with oat fraiche.

If you loved our veggie chilli and you’re now looking for even more vegan or vegetarian delights, try our Vegetarian Bolognese with Garden Gourmet® Mince or The Ultimate Garden Gourmet® Veggie Burger recipe.

NUTRITION INFORMATION

Typical Values

Per 100g

Per Serve 

Reference Intake

% RI*

Energy

497 kJ

118 kcal

2166 kJ

515 kcal

8400 kJ

2000 kcal

26%

Fat

3.1g

13.4g

70g

19%

of which: saturates

0.7g

3.1g

20g

16%

Carbohydrate

14.8g

64.7g

260g

25%

of which: sugars

3.2g

14.0g

90g

16%

Fibre

3.4g

14.8g

-

-

Protein

6.1g

26.6g

50g

53%

Salt

0.40g

1.74g

6g

29%

 

*Reference Intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal).

Based on the stated recipe. Portions should be adjusted for children of different ages.