- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 bell pepper, diced
- 1 carrot, diced
- 1 zucchini, diced
- 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 can (15 oz) kidney beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 can (15 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1 cup frozen corn kernels
- 2 cups vegetable broth
- 1/4 cup Tip32 Mild Sauce
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
- Salt and black pepper, to taste
- Optional toppings: chopped cilantro, sliced green onions, vegan sour cream, avocado slices
1. Sauté the Vegetables:
- In a large pot or Dutch oven, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
- Add the chopped onion and sauté for about 3-4 minutes, or until translucent.
- Add the minced garlic and sauté for an additional 1 minute.
2. Add Bell Pepper, Carrot, and Zucchini:
- Add the diced bell pepper, carrot, and zucchini to the pot.
- Sauté for about 5-6 minutes, or until the vegetables start to soften.
3. Add Beans, Tomatoes, and Corn:
- Add the drained black beans, kidney beans, diced tomatoes (with their juice), and frozen corn kernels to the pot.
- Stir to combine all the ingredients.
4. Season and Simmer:
- In a small bowl, mix together the vegetable broth, Tip32 Mild Sauce, tomato paste, chili powder, ground cumin, and smoked paprika.
- Pour the mixture into the pot and stir well.
- Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
5. Simmer the Chili:
- Bring the chili to a simmer. Reduce the heat to low, cover the pot, and let it simmer for about 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
6. Adjust Seasoning:
- Taste the chili and adjust the seasoning if needed. You can add more chili powder, cumin, or Tip32 Mild Sauce according to your taste preferences.
- Ladle the vegan chili into bowls.
- Top with chopped cilantro, sliced green onions, a dollop of vegan sour cream, and avocado slices if desired.
This vegan chili recipe with Tip32 Mild Sauce brings together a rich blend of flavors and textures for a satisfying and comforting meal.