Mild vegetarian chilli beans

Make chilli beans from scratch with this vegetarian recipe. We've created this recipe with kids in mind, so it's milder than normal. Use it to make quesadillas or add to nachos.

vegetarian chilli beans in bowl
SERVES12
TIME TO MAKE45 - 1 hour
MEAL TYPEBrunch
TIME TO MAKE45 - 1 hour
MEAL TYPEBrunch

Method

  1. Heat oil in a large pot and add onion and carrot
  2. Cook over a medium heat until softened
  3. Add garlic, corn, cumin, coriander and paprika and cook for a further minute
  4. Add tomatoes, water and beans and cook over a medium heat for approximately 20 minutes or until the sauce has thickened.

Tips

This recipe is designed with children in mind and the number of serves reflects their smaller appetites. For adults this recipe will make approximately 6 portions.

Here's a couple of other ideas for using these chilli beans.

  • 1 tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • onion, diced
  • carrot, grated
  • 2 cloves
    garlic, crushed
  • 2 cups
    corn kernels, fresh, frozen or canned
  • 2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 tsp
    ground coriander
  • 1 tsp
    paprika
  • 1 can 
    crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup
    water
  • 2 cans 
    kidney beans, drained and rinsed
Per serve
  • Energy
    422kJ
  • Total Fat
    1.8g
  • Saturated Fat
    0.2g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    17.5g
  • Sugars
    5.4g
  • Dietary Fibre
    5.6g
  • Sodium
    86mg
  • Protein
    4.9g