Crock Pot Vegetarian Black Bean Chili (Two-Bean)

Black Bean Vegetarian Chili
Vegetarian Chili, Slow Cooker. James Baigrie/Getty Images
    380 min

This crock pot black bean chili is made with the addition of pinto beans, great northern beans, or kidney beans. tomatoes, cumin, and garlic add robust flavor, along with the chili powder and onions.

The chili takes just minutes to prepare with convenient canned beans. The dish is easy on the budget, too!

What You'll Need

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried leaf oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 can (28 oz.) diced tomatoes in juice
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) beans -- pinto, garbanzo, great northern, kidney beans, etc. -- drained and rinsed
  • grated cheese, sour cream, chopped parsley, chopped hard-cooked egg, green onion, or other garnishes

How to Make It