Chili is a great way to pack in some extra plant-based protein. It’s also a dish that is so easy to prep for, easy to make, and easy to clean up! We found 15 vegan chili recipes with the most plant protein from our Food Monster App for you to make at home to celebrate National Chili Day!

1. Black Bean Chili Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Vegan Grain-Free Black Bean Chili Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with guacamole

These Black Bean Chili Stuffed Sweet Potatoes have 18 grams of protein per-serving and that’s a lot for a side dish! Get your protein (and your fiber on) with this colorful recipe!


2. Oil-Free White Bean Chili Oil-Free White Chili

At 24 grams of protein for only 260 calories, this Oil-Free White Bean Chili is a dream come true for any food lover. The key to the coziness of this dish is the luscious addition of homemade cashew cream. It also includes sweet corn, as it just adds another layer of flavor and extra heartiness.

3. Crock Pot 3-Bean Pumpkin ChiliVegan Gluten-Free Crock Pot 3-Bean Pumpkin Chili

Simple, delicious, and so flavorful! This Crock Pot 3-Bean Pumpkin Chili requires minimal effort but delivers flavor to the max!

4. Buffalo Tempeh Chili 
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The tempeh in this Buffalo Tempeh Chili is a unique, protein-rich addition to the traditional chili! It pairs up with green bell pepper, onion, and carrot in a hearty tomato-buffalo stew.

5. Hearty High-Protein Lentil, Kidney Bean, and Chickpea ChiliVegan Hearty High-Protein Lentil, Kidney Bean, and Chickpea Chili

The title of this Hearty High-Protein Lentil, Kidney Bean, and Chickpea Chili says it all. Its low in fat while being very high in pure plant-based protein!


6. Mexican Green Chili With Tofu Vegan Mexican Green Chili With Tofu with herbs

This Mexican Green Chili With Tofu is loaded with flavor and plant-protein! A whole block of tofu is added to the mix of spices, green peppers, and stock!

7. Quinoa Chilivegan quinoa chili

Try this Quinoa Chili to enjoy a protein-packed bowl of quinoa, kidney beans, and black beans! This dish is slightly milder than the traditional spicy chili so its good for those who are more sensitive to heat.

8. High Protein Sweet Potato ChiliVegan Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Chili topped with herbs and avocado

The sweetness of the potatoes balances out all the spice and saltiness going on in this dish! The cooling avocado topping brings the richness of the whole High Protein Sweet Potato Chili together!

9. Lentil Chili Vegan Lentil Chili

This Lentil Chili will satisfy 50% of your daily fiber requirements and 12 grams of your daily protein intake for a super cheap price tag!


10. BBQ Slow Cooker Lentil Chili 

This BBQ Slow Cooker Lentil Chili is made with BBQ spices, sauce, onions, vegetables, and lentils. It is a simple slow cooker recipe you can set and forget for a fiber and protein-rich meal that will feed the whole family!

11. Three Bean Chili Over Skillet Corn Cakes Three Bean Chili over Skillet Corn Cakes [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

This Three Bean Chili Over Skillet Corn Cakes recipe is perfect for a delicious, filling, and impressive brunch! It packs in a ton of veggies like broccoli, sweet potato, carrot, etc. for a well-rounded nutritious meal!

12. Pumpkin Chili With Wild Rice Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Chili With Wild Rice with garnish

Just look at the richness this Pumpkin Chili With Wild Rice brings to the table. It’s loaded with mushrooms, pumpkin, and beans for a meaty, protein-packed dish!

13. Butternut Squash and Black Bean ChiliVegan gluten-free Butternut Squash and Black Bean Chili

Onion, garlic, chili, and cumin turn up the heat in this dish, as butternut squash balances it out with a rich sweetness. Try this Butternut Squash and Black Bean Chili for a simple, hearty, and colorful meal!

14. Black Lentil Chili With Pico de Gallo and Shoestring Fries Black Lentil Chili 1

This Black Lentil Chili With Pico de Gallo and Shoestring Fries meal is so comforting and delicious! You can eat this chili with chips or add it to quesadillas, burritos, tacos, and salads. Yum!

15. Black Eyed Pea Chili With Corn FrittersVegan Black Eyed Pea Chili With Corn Fritters

Black-eyed peas bring the protein in this meal of Black Eyed Pea Chili With Corn Fritters. The cute little corn fritters add some texture to the overall meaty dish for a balanced, spicy and sweet dinner! Buffalo Tempeh Chili 3


Love beans but hate chili? Check out 15 High-Protein Bean Recipes to Celebrate #NationalBeanDay! for some more filling meal ideas! Find all the high-protein, vegan recipes you want by downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 10,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!

Lead image source: Pumpkin Chili With Wild Rice