Quick quinoa and black bean vegan chilli

Quick quinoa and black bean vegan chilli

Try our quick and easy vegan chilli. This quinoa and black bean chilli recipe is high in protein, low calorie and vegan – but still tastes impossibly creamy
Total Time 50 mins
Servings 4
Calories 343 kcal


  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 red chilli chopped
  • olive oil spray
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp hot smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder (optional)
  • 200 g quinoa  rinsed and drained
  • 600 ml vegetable stock
  • 400 g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 400 g tin black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 small avocado sliced
  • coriander leaves to serve


  • Fry the onion, garlic and red chilli in a spray of olive oil until soft, then add the spices, including chilli powder if you like it spicy. Tip in the quinoa, stock, tomatoes and black beans, and season well. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes until the quinoa is tender and the sauce has thickened. Top with a few avocado slices and coriander leaves to serve.