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Easy Vegan Chili Recipe

In this article you will find a delicious and super Easy Vegan Chili Recipe that your kids will love; just a couple of ingredients and a few spices and you’ll be all set for this nutritious and affordable meal!

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This is my picky eaters FAVORITE easy dinner!!

If you’ve ever tried to please a picky eater, or any really child for that matter, when it comes to food; you’ll tend to find that the simpler the dish the better things go…

And that is where this chili is better than other vegan chili recipes; it’s simplicity!

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So, how do you make this super easy chili?



  1. Add 2 cans kidney beans to a pot on medium heat
  2. Add 8oz of tomato sauce
  3. Sprinkle in a few spices and warm everything up
  4. Open up a bag of scoop tortillas for the kids to use as ‘spoons’

And it’ll disappear before the tortilla chips do!

Seriously, that is it!

It’s really that simple!

Why you’ll love this (not spice OR) spicy vegan chili…

Well, you already know it’s easy and you can make it in just about 5 to 10 minutes.

It’s also a great way to get your kids eating more beans.

You can adjust the spices to your families preference, so spicy or not spicy.

And you don’t even need spoons, so less dishes!

Who would have thought making dinner could be this easy and delicious?!

These vegan chili recipe is truly the best of both worlds; delicious and can please picky eaters & super easy and affordable. You really can’t ask for anything better!

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Easy Vegan Chili Recipe

Super simple chili recipe that'll take you less than 10 minutes to make before your kids get too hangry! Perfect for crazy busy nights!

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword chili, kidney beans, spicy, tomato sauce
Prep Time 7 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Shawna Clapper


  • 2 cans kidney beans (15.5oz or similar)
  • 8 oz tomato sauce (about a cup)
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 1 bag tortilla chips scoops


  1. Drain, rinse, and add kidney beans to pot over medium heat

  2. Add in tomato sauce and spices

  3. Stir and heat til warm

  4. Serve with tortilla chips!

Recipe Notes

*Adjust the spices for your own families preferences.

*The scoop version of tortilla chips are not necessary, but it does make it much more fun for the kids!

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Super Soup: The Best Vegan Quinoa Soup Recipe!

Homemade Vegan Spaghettios

Vegan Mozzarella Sticks Recipe

Vegan Stuffed Shells with Tofu Ricotta

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