Chili non-Carne


Jae from Domestic Affair adds an interesting twist to her Chili Non-Carne (vegetarian chili) by serving it on a bed of chopped organic romaine lettuce or spinach, with cubes of avocado and chopped cilantro on top.

Domestic Affair Chili

Special Diet Notes: Chili Non-Carne

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, peanut-free, nut-free, soy-free, vegan, and vegetarian.

Chili non-Carne
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 medium onion, chopped
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium-large bell pepper (green, red, yellow or orange), diced
  • 1 tablespoon each: chili powder, ground cumin, ground coriander
  • ¼ - ½ teaspoon cayenne or chipotle pepper powder
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 cups beans (all kidney or half kidney, half black or pinto beans), rinsed
  • 1 cup frozen (thawed) organic corn kernels
  • 1 28 oz. can organic tomatoes (diced or crushed/sauce)
  • 2 teaspoon sea salt, or more to taste
  1. In a large pot, saute onions and garlic in oil until onions are translucent (about 8 minutes).
  2. Toss in the garlic, bell pepper and spices, and saute for a few minutes more, adding a slosh or two of water if necessary to avoid sticking.
  3. Throw in all other ingredients and keep on the heat till it's all warmed through, stirring occasionally.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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