When it comes to eating healthy and being on the move, being a vegetarian can be a hard task but now there is a great vegetarian chili recipe out there just waiting for you to try it. This spicy dish is made with cumin, garlic and tofu and has a thick consistency making it great to eat.
The flavor is complex, but once you get to know it you will probably start making your own vegetarian chili recipes over again. A healthy variation of the classic southern chili, vegetarian white chili can be either served raw or cooked, depending on personal preferences.
The basic ingredients, which can be found in virtually any chili recipe, are onions, cilantro, bell pepper, tomatoes, corn, garlic, black beans (or adzuki bean, used in the Philippines and Latin America), a little bit of salt and pepper, and sometimes some black pepper. No matter how it is made, vegetarian chili always has a great deal of flavor.
And most importantly to vegetarians, it tastes good! Whether you are a vegetarian who likes a chili that has a taste all its own or you are just looking for something that is healthy and good, Vegetarian White Chili is a great place to start.
Although there are other kinds of chili that are not as tasty as this one, it is still worth trying because of the nutritional value. This chili is made with ingredients that are commonly found in a chili, such as tomatoes, onions, cilantro, corn, black beans, corn meal, and tofu.
Although these may be “common” ingredients, make sure you check labels and verify that they are not processed chemicals or artificial enhancers. By doing a little bit of investigation and being careful with your food choices, you can be sure that you are getting the most out of your food.
Vegetarian White ChiliCourse: DinnerCuisine: MexicanDifficulty: Easy
This Vegetarian White Chili is made with vegan cream cheese, super easy to make and seriously delicious. Also entirely plant based and gluten free.
2 cups vegetable broth
4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
2 15 oz white beans, drained
1 7 oz can jalapeño slices, drained
8 oz vegan cream cheese
white chili seasoning (I used 1/4 tsp ground cloves, 1 tbs chili powder, 2 Tbs Cumin, 2 tsp garlic powder and 2 tsp maple syrup)
salt, pepper to taste
Optional add ons
1 cup chopped bell pepper
3/4 cup chopped white onion
1 cup corn cooked and peeled
- First heat a bit of oil – or vegetable broth for doing this oil-free – in a casserole. Fry the garlic and the optional onions and bell for around 5 minutes.
- Now add the vegetable broth, vegan cream cheese, white chili seasoning, and jalapeños. Cook for around 10 minutes on medium heat. Season with salt and pepper, finishing with the beans and optional corn and cook for another 5 minutes.
- Divide onto plates and enjoy.
Reference : contentednesscooking.