vegetarian chilli in a bowl

Chunky Vegetable Chilli Recipe

By the wlr team

Ditch the meat and try this vegetarian chilli for a change, its low in calories and a great meal for all the family. Serve with either a jacket potato or rice.

  • Recipe makes: 4 servings
  • Prep time:
    5 mins
  • Cook time: 40 mins
  • Calories: 168
    per serving


  • 1 medium red pepper
  • 100g courgette
  • 1 medium yellow pepper
  • 100g button mushrooms
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 200g passata
  • 1 can tomatoes with chilli
  • 1 can mixed bean salad
  • 1 tsp chilli powder


  1. Cut all the vegetables into chunks, as small or large as you like.
  2. Put the olive oil into a deep frying pan or saucepan and heat moderately.
  3. Add the fresh vegetables and brown off for approx 5 mins, or until semi-soft. Season with salt and pepper as required.
  4. Add the passata and mix through and heat for another 5 mins.
  5. Add the tinned tomatoes and mixed bean salad.
  6. Add the chilli powder as required for personal preference!
  7. Simmer the chilli for approx 25 mins, serve on a small bed of rice or pasta. Enjoy!

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Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)168
Carbohydrate (g)24.4
Fat (g)4.8
Protein (g)7.3
Fibre (g)6.5
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg4.6

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