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A hearty Quinoa Vegetarian Chili cooked to perfection in the Crock Pot, this soup recipe just screams fall comfort food! | #freezerfriendly #easyrecipes

Crock Pot Quinoa Vegetarian Chili

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 hours
  • Total Time: 5 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10 cups 1x
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Crock Pot
  • Cuisine: American


This Crock Pot Vegetarian Chili recipe is loaded up with veggies like carrots, onion, and corn plus crushed tomatoes, quinoa, and three different types of beans. It’s thick, hearty, and the perfect comfort food for the chilly months. Not to mention it requires just 10 minutes of prep!


  • 2 cups of frozen corn
  • 2 cups of carrots, diced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 large red pepper, diced
  • 1 chipotle pepper, minced {from a can of chipotle in adobe sauce}
  • 1 teaspoon of chipotle adobe sauce
  • 2 teaspoons of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of dry cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon of dry oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon of chili powder
  • 28 oz. can of Muir Glen Crushed Tomatoes
  • 15 oz. can of diced fire roasted tomatoes
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 4 cups of vegetable stock
  • 1 cup of quinoa
  • 15 oz. can of low sodium black beans, drained & rinsed
  • 15 oz. can of low sodium kidney beans, drained & rinsed
  • 15 oz. can of low sodium pinto beans, drained & rinsed

Toppings: {Optional}

  • green onions, diced
  • sour cream
  • avocado, diced
  • shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Add carrots, onions, corn red pepper, chipotle pepper, chipotle adobe sauce, cumin, cilantro, oregano, chili powder, crushed tomatoes, diced fire roasted tomatoes, lime juice, vegetable stock, and quinoa to crock pot.
  2. Stir and cook on HIGH for 4 hours.
  3. Then add black beans, kidney beans, and pinto beans to crock pot. Stir and cook for an addition hour on LOW.
  4. Serve with optional toppings of green onions, avocado, cheddar cheese, or sour cream.


  • Serving Size: 1 1/2 cup
  • Calories: 259
  • Sugar: 9 g
  • Sodium: 680 mg
  • Fat: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 51 g
  • Fiber: 11 g
  • Protein: 11 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 g

Keywords: vegetarian chili recipe, slow cooker vegetarian chili, crock pot vegetarian chili