Easy Vegan Chilli Recipe with Quinoa

Quinoa and black bean chilli

  • serves 4
  • Easy

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.

For some great vegan options, check out our vegan chillivegan risotto, vegan moussaka and vegan curry recipes.



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

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Nutritional Information

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