Chili is a classic winter recipe, it is very filling and warms you up on the coldest of days. However, preparing dishes with meat often creates mess, and if you are squeamish its not the easiest food to work with. Usually, chili contains ground beef, and this can cause a problem if you have vegetarian guests, don't like cooking with meat, etc. So, for vegetarians and squeamish meat-eaters alike, I present this quick, neat and easy winter recipe.

Step 1: Ingredients

To serve 2-3 people, the following ingredients are required:

2 cans of kidney beans
1 red or green capsicum (chopped)
1 large onion (chopped)
2 tomatoes (finely chopped)
1 1/2 cups tomato paste
3 cups water
1 tbsp butter
2 tsp cumin
1 tsp basil
1 tsp crushed garlic
1/2 teaspoon hot chili powder
Cornflower (variable amount)
Salt and pepper to taste

You will also need:
Gas stove
One medium-large pot
One wooden spoon (or any stirring implement)
One soup ladle (for serving)

i just make my chili with a family recipe and then substitute the meat :D
<p>I like morningstar.<br></p>
wats capsicum?
Sorry for the late reply, i've been moving countries. <br>Capsicum is green or red peppers
<span style="color: rgb(51,51,51);font-size: 12.0px;">Looks delicious!</span>
it is
it is delicious<br>it came out very nice.<br>but i made my own tomato paste.<br>5 stars
Everytime I eat chili cheese nachos at the movies, I have to pick out the meat. I just like the flavor of the chili...the sauce. I wondered if vegetarian chili existed, because I would LOVE to make it one day! Now I know is does and this looks really good!
Cool 5 stars,<br /> but could do with bacon<br />
lol you would put bacon on ice cream if u didnt get funny looks<br /> :D<br /> thanks for rating tho<br />
<strong>Who told you!!!!</strong><br /> <br /> hows the science project?<br />
Great for the winter.
Looks delicious!
I have a very similar recipe to this the main difference being it uses cranberry juice instead of water and regular flour instead of corn flour. Plus I go a bit heavier on the garlic and chili powder. But it is essentially the same. When my sister makes it she uses the same basic recipe but with red wine in place of the water/cranberry juice. This recipe freezes well so normally when I make it I make a large batch in a really big pot and freeze it in Tupperware containers for quick meals.
Ohh, that looks yummy!
Pictures coming later today

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