The 20 Best Vegan Chili Recipes

These are the best vegan chili recipes you’ll find on the internet. This list has it all, from black bean chili to vegan white chicken chili.

The 20 Best Vegan Chili Recipes

What’s cozier than a bowl of chili? Go ahead, I’ll wait!

There’s definitely a reason why a bunch of us immediately crave a bowl of chili the moment that first cool fall day hits. Chili feels like a big hug in a bowl. It’s hearty, it’s warm, and it’s filled with so many good-for-the-soul flavors and ingredients.

And I think so many of us love it because there are tons of ways to make chili, so no matter what your preferences are, there’s a bowl of chili out there for you. White bean chili, black bean chili, on the stove, in the Instant Pot, in a Crockpot. Honestly the options are endless, which becomes obvious pretty quickly when you do a Google Search for vegan chili recipes and get literally 66 million results. So I’ve done all the legwork for you and have pulled together a list of the 20 best vegan chili recipes for you. You’re welcome.

Let me know which vegan chili recipe you plan to try first! And if I’ve left out one of your favorites, drop a link in the comments!

1. Classic Vegan Chili

two bowls of chili


2. Vegan Chicken Chili Verde

two bowls of vegan chicken chili verde


3. Vegan Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

a bowl of black bean soup served with tortilla chips, avocado and cilantro


4. Red Lentil, Sweet Potato, and Carrot Vegan Chili

a bowl of red lentil sweet potato and carrot stew


5. Vegan White Chickpea Chili by Midwest Foodie

a bowl of white chickpea chili


6. Black Eyed Pea Chili with Collards and Mini Maple Corn Muffins by The Whole Serving

a bowl of red bean chili served with a mini cornbread muffin


7. Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili with Smoky Brown Sugar and Lime by Vegetarian Ventures

a bowl of pinto bean soup garnished with herbs


8. Mushroom Walnut Chili by Ellie Likes Cooking

a bowl of vegan chili next to a bowl of limes, black beans and walnuts


9. Butternut Squash Chipotle Chili with Avocado by Cookie and Kate

a bowl of vegan chili topped with avocado


10. Hearty Tofu Chili by Sweet Potato Soul

a bowl of vegan chili served with a scoop of white rice


11. 1-Pot Red Lentil Chili by Minimalist Baker

two bowls of vegetarian chili topped with sliced jalapenos


12. Cozy Vegan Pumpkin Chili by From My Bowl

a close up of a bowl of veggie chili topped with sliced avocado


13. Instant Pot Vegan Chili by Choosing Chia

a bowl of vegetarian chili served with tortilla chips, sour cream and herbs


14. Vegan White Bean Chili by Making Thyme for Healthy 

a bowl of white bean chili topped with avocado and sliced jalapenos


15. Sweet Potato and Quinoa Chili by The Simple Veganista

a close up of a bowl of sweet potato chili topped with diced avocado


16. Easy Vegetarian Summer Chili by Jar of Lemons

a bowl of corn and bean chili topped with basil


17. 10-Ingredient Easy Vegan Chili Recipe by Food by Maria

a bowl of vegetarian chili topped with chopped herbs


18. Buffalo Chickpea Chili with Mushrooms by The First Mess

a bowl of vegetarian chili served with a slice of bread and a dollop of sour cream


19. Hearty Vegan Chorizo Chili by From My Bowl

a bowl of vegan chili being served with a ladle


20. Mole Poblano Chili by Dishing Out Health

a bowl of vegan chili topped with tortilla chips and sliced radishes