Gorgeous Vegan Chilli Recipe.

Easy Slow Cooked Vegan Chilli

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
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Credit: thebendyfork.com


  • 1 x 400g tin fagioli barlotti beans (drained & rinsed)
  • 1 x 400g tin red kidney beans (drained & rinsed)
  • 1 x 400g tin butter beans (drained & rinsed)
  • 1 fresh red chilli seeds out ( 2 if you like it hot, seeds in)
  • 1 bunch of scallions or 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 x 400g tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 100g (6 tablespoons) tomato paste (Kunserva in Malta)
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 2 tablespoons of soya sauce or tamari
  • Pinch of smoked paprika
  • half teaspoon normal paprika
  • 1 teaspoons of tobasco sauce
  • 1 red or yellow pepper finely chopped
  • half teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 10g dark chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon of sweetner (honey, maple or brown sugar)
  • Juice of half a lime ( use a whole one if you like limes)


  1. Put your slow cooker on high to heat it up. Get a large bowl and as you go through the ingredients list add it to the bowl. Rinsing, draining, chopping, spooning ingredients as above.
  2. Once everything is in the bowl give it a good mix up. Then transfer it to the slow cooker. If your using a saucepan, just put it all in the sauce pan.
  3. Leave in the slow cooker on high for about 30 minutes then turn down to low and let it simmer & infuse, till your ready to eat it. In about two hours it will be done, but I have left mine on warm for longer. Giving it the odd stir. low & slow is the trick.
  4. If doing this in a saucepan, bring it to the boil, then reduce to a really low heat for about 30 minutes. Just reheat when you want to serve. Make sure to give it a few good stirs.
  5. I serve this with crusty bread, nachos, a dollop of sour cream and on rice. It’s up to you. For a party normally I would do small bowls with pitta breads for dipping. For a supper its left in the middle of the table and people help themselves with big bowls of nachos, guach, sour cream and breads scattered around the table.
  6. This is even better the next day. So its perfect for a gathering of friends or family to prep a day or two in advance And it also freezes really well. Enjoy!