Vegetarian Mixed Chilli Bean Stew

Vegetarian Mixed Chilli Bean Stew

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This vegetarian chilli is healthy and low calorie. Kidney beans provide protein and make this meal a filling vegetarian alternative.

What Goes Well With This?

Serve with Feta sprinkled over the top.

If you fancy a bit of indulgence with your vegetarian chilli, it also goes well with garlic bread, although this will bump up the calories considerably.

Close Up of Kidney Beans in a sieve

Recipe Tips

The Vegetable Stock and Marmite can be mixed together, for a more even mixture, before pouring into the pan.

Close Up of Vegetarian Mixed Chilli Bean Stew in a Pan

Can I store it in the fridge or freezer?

Once cooked, cool to room temperature and store in the fridge for a couple of days, or freeze.

If cooking from frozen, empty into a pan and heat through thoroughly.

Close Up of Vegetarian Mixed Chilli Bean Stew in a Pan

Vegetarian Mixed Chilli Bean Stew

Mixed beans and vegetables in a chilli sauce
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 163kcal


  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Yellow Pepper
  • 4 Closed Cup Mushrooms
  • 4 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Vegetable Stock Cube
  • 400 g Tinned Tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Yeast Extract
  • 1 tsp Dried Chilli Flakes
  • 1 tsp Honey
  • 400 g Tinned Mixed Beans


  • Chop Onion, Yellow Pepper, Closed Cup Mushrooms and crush Garlic Cloves.
  • Fry the Onion gently in Olive Oil for a couple of minutes.
  • Add the Yellow Pepper and Mushrooms and fry until the Mushrooms are soft
  • Crumble Vegetable Stock Cube over the mixture and stir it in.
  • Add the Garlic Cloves, Tinned Tomatoes, Yeast Extract, Chilli Flakes and Honey and bring to the boil.
  • Add a small amount of water (about 1 cm) to the empty Tinned Tomatoes can and swish it around to get all the tomatoes. Add it to the stew.
  • Drain can of Mixed Beans in a sieve and rinse them thoroughly under a cold water tap.
  • Simmer for about 10 minutes then add the Mixed Beans and simmer for another 10 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Vegetarian Mixed Chilli Bean Stew
Amount Per Serving
Calories 163 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 514mg22%
Potassium 465mg13%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 9g18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.