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gluten free vegetarian chili recipe







This recipe is from a friend, but I have adapted it just a bit.   It is great and it was so fast!

In the crockpot, combine:

All-natural (24 oz) tomato salsa (chunky)
2 T. Chilli Powder
1 T. Cumin
1/2 c. ketchup
2 cans black beans
1 can garbanzo bean
2 can kidney beans
1 1/2 c. water
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 t. pepper

Add in any veggies that you like.  I chopped up and added zucchini, tomatoes, corn, onions and peppers.  The salsa is added so that you DO NOT have to do this, but I like to add them because they are all fresh from our friend’s gardens, so I wanted to include them.  This is optional and it tastes great without them!

gluten free vegetarian chili recipe

Combine it all in a slow-cooker.

Cook on low for 4-6 hours.  You may need to add another 1/4 c. water if it is too thick (if you add too many vegetables).

It is fast & easy!   I was excited to try this gluten free vegetarian chili recipe and it turned out great!

Hi there!

I’m Becky, a former elementary school teacher turned certified child development therapist and blogger. I work at home with my husband and together we are raising (and partially homeschooling) our four children in the Carolinas. I love diet coke, ice cream, and spending time with my family.

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  1. This sounds like a great recipe–I’m curious if it’s possible to substitute sirachia(?) for ketchup…do you think that possibly may work? I’m not a fan of ketchup so wondering what you think may be(if any) a worthy substitute. Recipe sounds delicious. love chili, and love the fact that it’s gluten free, since I can no longer have that. Thanks!

  2. Should I drain the beans? I’m making this today and was wondering if I need to drain them?

  3. This is THEE most amazing chili!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE it!! Even my teenager loved it!! Making it again today!! I added onion, zucchini, and colored bell peppers… Mmmm good!! Thank you so much for this recipe that now is a standard in our rotation!!!

    1. Oh that sounds great. 🙂 I just told my husband yesterday that I was in the mood for chili~ maybe this weekend. 🙂