Vegetarian Chili

Vegetarian Chili is so very easy to make. It looks like a lot of ingredients, but you can add or take out any vegetables that you prefer. Since there is no meat in this recipe it cooks quickly – not for hours!


You can use your own homemade Chili seasoning



  1. In a large 6 quart sauce pot heat the oil and add in the onions, garlic and peppers and saute until onions are translucent and just starting to caramelize.
  2. Add in the butternut squash and stir well, Cover and let cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add in the mushrooms and saute for a few minutes.
  4. Stir in the chili seasoning coating all the vegetables. Continue to stir on low heat for 5 minutes for the flavors to blend into the vegetables, stirring often to prevent any burning. Stir in the beans.
  5. Add in the tomatoes, tomato sauce and beer and stir well and cook on medium heat for 20 minutes, then cover pot and cook another 20-30 minutes until the butternut squash is tender.
  6. If the sauce is too thick, add additional water. If too thin, remover cover and bring to a low boil for a few minutes to thicken.

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