Vegan Beef and Bean Chili

Vegan Beef and Bean Chili Recipe

By Stephanie Dreyer


2 red bell peppers diced

1 large yellow onion diced

25 cloves garlic minced

4 Beyond Meat Beyond Burgers

1 package Beyond Meat Beefy Crumbles

1 package Lightlife Fakin' Bacon chopped

3 teaspoons garlic powder

1/2 tablespoon chili powder

2 teaspoons paprika

2 teaspoons ground cumin

2 teaspoons ground coriander

2 teaspoons cayenne pepper

2 teaspoons kosher salt

2 teaspoons black pepper

1 ½ tablespoons Liquid Smoke

1 25 ounce can crushed tomatoes

12 ounces light beer

2 cups vegetable broth such as Imagine's No-Chicken Broth

2 15.5 ounce cans pinto beans

2 15.5 ounce cans kidney beans

1 15.5 ounce can black beans


1In a large stock pot over high heat, add 1 tablespoon of oil.

2Add bell pepper and onion and cook until caramelized, about 5 minutes.

3Add garlic and saute a minute longer.

4Add Fakin' Bacon, and all of the Beyond Meat. Stir together and cook until the meat is cooked through, about 5-7 minutes.

5Add in the garlic powder, chili powder, paprika, cumin, coriander, cayenne, salt, and pepper. Cook for 1 minute.

6Add in the crushed tomatoes and stir for 2 minutes.

7Stir in beer and vegetable stock.

8Add beans and Liquid Smoke. Stir together.

9Lower heat and simmer for 30 minutes to an hour.

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