Vegan White Bean Chili

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This situation is vegan. And filling. And warm and awesome.

Vegan Chili with Northern White Beans

Don’t think that by me bringing you a vegan, healthy(ish) recipe is me saying that the party is over…because it’s not. You still have New Year’s to rock your way through! This year I’m being an old person and probably staying home and cooking dinner with my dude. BUT in years past I have partied like a crazy person, vommed in a many cab, and even celebrated with the flu in bed. My New Years’ experiences’ have been vast!

Back to chili…

This recipe is good for when you want something on the lighter side of filling, aren’t in the mood for, as my vegan mother calls it, “animal flesh,” and/or simply want something inexpensive and easy to make.

For the full recipe, go over to Etsy.

Oh and in case you didn’t know, I’m a contributor on Etsy, making a few recipes for them a month. In case you missed it, here are some of the other that have been posted: Clam Linguine in a Tarragon Cream Sauce (I might be addicted to tarragon); Spiced Apple Latkes with Cardamom Cream (please make this!); and Stuffing Muffins (no longer applicable but delicious nonetheless).

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Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar December 28, 2012 at 4:09 am

I’m down with with the whole vegan thing! Especially after all those sweets during Christmas, it’s nice to see a healthy recipe!

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lynn @ the actor's diet December 28, 2012 at 6:45 am

etsy has recipes? awesome!

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Amber December 28, 2012 at 7:45 am

My New Year’s Resolution is to follow a vegan diet (and lifestyle) as much as possible so this was such a treat to find in my rss feed today!

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Michelle December 28, 2012 at 9:17 am

The party NEVER stops. Ever.

[Holy hell, Etsy has recipes? Wonders never cease.]

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Adrianna December 28, 2012 at 4:32 pm

Kimberly from The Year In Food (pretty food blog, btw) also contributes. It’s fun!

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Angela from veggieangie December 28, 2012 at 11:01 am

I love when you have vegan recipes here! Looks delicious!

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Adrianna December 28, 2012 at 4:32 pm

I should do more of them. I always like ‘em when I do!

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a farmer in the dell December 28, 2012 at 1:34 pm

I think the only thing scary about this recipe is the word “vegan” other than that it sounds fabulous! I make a similar one and it’s super flavorful! Yum!

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Adrianna December 28, 2012 at 4:33 pm

I’m not a huge fan of vegan food with fake cheese and fake meats, but the only thing really with this chili is that it has no meat and uses veggie stock. No bigs!

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Katrina@exscapes December 28, 2012 at 2:11 pm

I didn’t realize that Etsy featured recipes! That’s awesome you get to do that. The recipe looks great, I was thinking of making some soup this evening for dinner. This would be great with a big piece of buttered & garlic bread.

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Adrianna December 28, 2012 at 4:33 pm

Butter. Yes!

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Katie @ Blonde Ambition December 28, 2012 at 2:24 pm

I’ve found it’s actually, like, really easy to make vegan chili. Almost all of my mom’s old chili recipes are vegan if you take out the ground meat. This sounds delish…I love that there’s a charred pepper in it!

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Adrianna December 28, 2012 at 4:34 pm

Yeah totally. I kind of like vegan chili more than chili with a bunch of meat. (Don’t tell anyone!)

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kim@hungryhealthygirl December 28, 2012 at 4:22 pm

This looks perfect for the cold night we’re having here in Texas tonight! Definitely will be bookmarking this recipe for the coming weeks.

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Louisa [Living Lou] December 28, 2012 at 6:29 pm

Haha I’ve had many New Years experiences like the ones you mentioned, but this year looks like it’s going to be a ‘in bed with the flu’ “celebration”! Will be making this in the New Year – nice and healthy!

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Christina @ The Beautiful Balance December 28, 2012 at 10:25 pm

Vegan chili is the best. I always make a giant batch to have around for the week and freeze half of it for later.

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Marie January 2, 2013 at 2:50 pm

Mmm, sounds delicious!

Marie, Colorado Hearing Center

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TiAnn | Bliss From Scratch January 2, 2013 at 9:52 pm

I must confess that I love your blog! Your photos are stunning. This chili looks divine on a cold wintery Idaho day like today. Can’t wait to try it.

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Piracetam January 3, 2013 at 9:33 pm

Vegetarian chili is a great vegan meal by itself, or with salad and cornbread . Good with sour cream or parmesan cheese – non-dairy or dairy. You can also use black beans in this recipe, or a mixture of red chili beans & black beans, as pictured.

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Noel Lizotte March 1, 2013 at 9:48 am

Pinning this so I’ll be able to follow this recipe the next time I’m in a chili mood! Looks wonderful!

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Ringo Huff February 21, 2014 at 1:39 am

Simplicity is the name of this recipe. And the best part, no animals will be harmed in preparing this. Im sure vegans will love this.

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