Chili sin Carne


For 2 people – easy ~ €

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes


  • 25 g of soy protein (about 2 deciliters)
  • 1 dl of salted water
  • Oil
  • ½ tsp soy sauce
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • 1 onion
  • 200 g of red beans or prepare 80 g of dry beans in advance
  • ½ red pepper
  • 200 g of tomatoes (or a can)
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • ½ tbsp of tomato purée
  • 1,5 dl of water
  • ½ tsp of vegetable stock powder or ½ vegetable stock cube without palm oil (for an equivalent 2,5 dl of liquid)
  • ½ tsp of chili
  • 1 pinch of Cayenne pepper
  • ½ tbsp of wheat flour (replaceable with a tbsp of cornstarch for a gluten free version)
  • Optional: ½ tsp oregano
  • Optional: 1 bay leaf

Accompaniment: serve with rice or bread.

Begin with the preparation of the soy protein. Boil the water and put in the soy protein. Remove from heat and let it sit for 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, cut the onion into quarters. Fry in a frying pan until the onions become translucent. Cut the red pepper into small squares and add to the onions after about 5 minutes. Fry a few more minutes.

Add diced tomatoes (or the jar), crushed garlic, bay leaf, tomato purée, the stock powder dissolved in hot water, chili, oregano, Cayenne pepper and mix. Sprinkle with flour (or cornstarch) and mix again.

Continue the preparation of the soy protein. Fry it in oil, add the soy sauce and paprika and add the soy protein mixture into the vegetable mixture. Cook for 15 minutes. Add the red beans and cook for another 5 minutes.

Enjoy your meal!

Contribution by Lotta Grant!