Vegan TVP Chili

Vegan TVP Chili

The generous amount of TVP (textured vegetable protein) in this recipe gives this veggie chili a chewy and "meaty" texture.
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    In a large soup pot or stockpot, soak the beans in water for at least 6 hours or overnight. Retain the soaking water.
  3. Step 3

    Bring beans and water to a slow simmer. Allow them to cook for at least 1 hour.
  4. Step 4

    In a small bowl, combine hot vegetable broth with TVP and bay leaves. Allow to sit for 5 to 10 minutes.
  5. Step 5

    In a separate large soup pot or stockpot, add olive oil and sauté onions, garlic, and chile pepper for 3 to 5 minutes, until onions are soft. Reduce heat and add TVP, cayenne, coriander, cumin, and chili powder. Stir well to combine.
  6. Step 6

    Add cooked beans, tomatoes, and salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a slow simmer and stir well to combine. Allow to cook for at least 45 minutes more.
  7. Step 7

    Taste and adjust seasonings, and remove the bay leaves before serving. Enjoy.