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Tasy Vegan Bean Chilli

Chilli con..carrot?  Carrot con Carne? Give this one a chance..

Maybe it's weird to some but if you’re like me and love to utilise all food before going to waste then not weird just sustainable and efficient 😇. PLUS it was super tasty. 


  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 medium red onions

  • 2-4 garlic cloves

  • 4 carrots grated

  • ¼ tsp paprika

  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper

  • ¼ tsp cumin

  • ¼ tsp dried basil

  • ¼ tsp salt

  • ¼ tsp turmeric

  • 1 can crushed tomatoes

  • 2 cans chickpeas

  • ¾ cup black beans (just because I had them in the fridge - you can leave out or add more)

  • 4 tbsp pickled jalapenos (optional) could sub for 1 small-medium chilli or chilli flakes (also optional) 

  • Pepper to taste

  • Brown rice to serve



  1. Heat oil in a large pot/pan, add in onion and garlic and cover to let sweat for approx. 5 mins

  2. Grate carrots and add to pan cover again and let saute until carrots have cooked own.

  3. Add all spices to mix and let simmer for 10-15mins on low heat.

  4. Drain and rinse chickpeas well, add beans to mix. 

  5. Add chopped jalapenos, mix through.

  6. Remove from heat and serve with your rice.