Quick quinoa and black bean vegan chilli

  • serves 4
  • A little effort

Try our quick and easy vegan chilli. This quinoa and black bean chilli recipe is high in protein, low calorie and vegan – but still tastes impossibly creamy


Our quick quinoa and black bean chilli is a really easy vegan one pot. Make it along with some of our other vegan recipes and create a healthy and vibrant spread to really impressive your friends, vegan and non-vegan.


  • onion 1, chopped
  • garlic 2 cloves, crushed
  • red chilli 1, chopped
  • olive oil spray
  • ground cumin 2 tsp
  • hot smoked paprika 1 tsp
  • chilli powder 1/2 tsp (optional)
  • quinoa 200g, rinsed and drained
  • vegetable stock 600ml
  • chopped tomatoes 400g tin
  • black beans 400g tin, rinsed and drained
  • avocado 1 small, sliced
  • coriander leaves to serve


  • Step 1

    Fry the onion, garlic and red chilli in a spray of olive oil until soft, then add the spices, including chilli powder if you like it spicy.

  • Step 2

    Tip in the quinoa, stock, tomatoes and black beans, and season well. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes until the quinoa is tender and the sauce has thickened.

  • Step 3

    Top with a few avocado slices and coriander leaves to serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 343
  • Fat 8.8g
  • Saturates 1.4g
  • Carbs 44.3g
  • Fibre 12.8g
  • Protein 15.2g
  • Salt 0.8g