The Ultimate Vegan Chili (using Impossible Burger)


The Ultimate Vegan Chili

This is my famous vegan chili I've been making since my omnivore days. Don't worry though it's completely meat free, filling, easy and INSANELY good.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • pot


  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms finely diced
  • 28 oz diced tomatoes (crushed tomatoes work as well)
  • 1 lb impossible meat OR beyond meat "ground"
  • 4 cups veggie broth
  • 3 cans beans 2 black, 1 red
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Spice Blend

  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 2 tsp paprika (smoked if possible)
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 1 pinch cayenne powder

Toppings (optional)

  • avocado
  • vegan Cheese
  • cilantro
  • cashew sour cream


  • Place large pot on stove top
  • Set heat to medium low
  • Add olive to pot
  • Add diced onions and mushrooms
  • Cook until onions become translucent (about 10 minutes)
  • While onions and mushrooms are simmering mix together spice blend
  • Add minced garlic for 1-2 minutes to the pot
  • Add ground impossible "beef" to the pot and break apart with spatula
  • Add half of spice blend to the impossible "beef"
  • Keep breaking apart and stirring mixture until "beef" is mostly cooked through
  • Add veggie broth, beans, diced tomatoes, and rest of spice blend to the pot
  • Simmer for at least 15 minutes, but if you wanna cook it all day it'll just make it better
  • Serve with cashew sour cream, cilantro, vegan cheese, and/or avocado slices!



This chili can be stored in the fridge for up to 5 days or can even be frozen for longer. Perfect for making up a big batch for meal prep. Enjoy. 
Keyword chili, soup, vegan, vegan chili
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Hey there! I’m AJ Rivera. I make easy, delicious, and healthy(ish), vegan food. When I’m not cooking you might find me watching anime, hiking with my amazing fairy wife Jadi, or playing with my two dogs. I’m so happy you’re here, and I can’t wait to show you how to make food you can be proud of. 

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