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 chilli, vegan risotto, vegan moussaka and vegan curry recipes.


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