Habanero Chili

For those who don’t eat meat, here is a great healthly recipe for vegan habanero chili.


Vegan Habanero Chili


2 lbs . seitan

Nonstick cooking spray

1 medium onion , chopped

2 cloves garlic , finely chopped

1 habanero chile , seeded and deveined, chopped (use gloves to handle)

1 tsp . ground chili powder

½ tsp . ground paprika

½ tsp . sea salt (or Himalayan salt) (to taste; optional)

1 dash ground black pepper

1 (15-oz.) can black beans, do not drain

1 (15-oz.) can kidney beans, do not drain

2 medium tomatoes , chopped


Place seitan in food processor; pulse until it has the consistency of ground beef. Set aside.
Heat large skillet, lightly coated with spray, over medium-high heat.
Add onion; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 7 minutes, or until transluscent.
Add garlic, habanero, and seitan; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until seitan is golden brown.
Add chili powder, paprika, salt (if desired), and pepper; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 additional minutes.
Add black beans, kidney beans, and tomatoes; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 7 minutes, or until mixture is heated through.

Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories: 171
Total Fat: 0 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 696 mg
Carbohydrates: 23 g
Fiber: 2 g
Sugars: 4 g
Protein: 20 g