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Vegetarian Chilli con Carne with Quorn Mince

A rich, hearty meat free vegetarian chilli recipe packed with flavour. The perfect vegetarian comfort food to keep you warm during winter nights. Our veggie chilli con carne has all the taste and kick of a classic chilli con carne, but with fewer calories and less saturated fat. What's not to love? Try this Chilli Quorn Carne tonight!

Serves 4

30 mins


275 cals
(Per serving)

9g of fat

20 g fibre
(Per serving)

14 g protein
(Per serving)

Vegetarian Quorn Mince product packaging with nutritional information

Made with Quorn Vegetarian Meat-Free Mince

Gluten Free

Low in Saturated Fat


High in Protein


  • 300g Quorn Vegetarian Meat-Free Mince
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 2 fresh red chillies, diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 3 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp chilli powder (optional depending on your heat preference)
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 500ml tomato passata
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 400g can kidney beans, drained
  • 1 tsp brown sugar or 1 small cube plain chocolate (optional)
  • salt to taste (optional)
  • 1 large bunch of fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped


  1. Pre-heat the oil in a large frying pan and cook the onion for 5-6 minutes or until beginning to soften. Add the red pepper and continue to cook for a further 5 minutes. Add the chillies, garlic and spices and cook for a further 2 minutes stirring continuously
  2. Stir in the chopped tomatoes, passata, tomato puree and crumble over the stock cube and bring to a gentle simmer for 8 minutes stirring occasionally. Stir in the kidney beans, sugar or chocolate if using and the Quorn Meat Free Mince. Cook over a gentle heat for a further 10 minutes and season to taste
  3. Stir in the chopped coriander and serve with rice, jacket potatoes or with nachos for a delicious dinner!

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Chefs tip

Adding beans like kidney beans or black beans to Quorn Mince helps to bulk out dishes to make your ingredients go even further. You could also add some greens to this dish by stirring in a couple of handfuls of fresh or frozen spinach leaves!

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5 out of 5 stars

So yummy I have it nearly every weak I recommend you can have it with tortilla tortilla chips or rice


5 out of 5 stars

Always leaves the meat eaters stunned


4 out of 5 stars

Tasty recipe will do again. Although I thought it needed longer than the 30 minutes

Nils Dindorp

5 out of 5 stars

My go to veggie chilli recipe


5 out of 5 stars

We love this recipe. We make a 3x batch, portion and freeze for quick dinners later.

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