Vegetarian Chili

Quick, easy, and healthy plant-based chili — ready in less than 30 minutes!

Vegetarian Chili served in a wide white soup bowl and package of McCormick® Original Chili Seasoning next to it

Prep Time:  10 minutes

Cook Time:  15 minutes

Serves:  6

By:  McCormick®



1 tablespoon oil

1 medium red bell pepper seeded and chopped

1 medium yellow onion chopped

1 large sweet potato cut into 1/2-inch chunks (about 2 cups)

1 cup water

1 can black beans drained and rinsed, 15-1/2 ounces

1 can diced tomatoes undrained, 14-1/2 ounces

1 cup frozen whole kernel corn

1 package McCormick® Original Chili Seasoning Mix



  1. Heat oil in Instant Pot on Saute' function. Place pepper and onion in pot. Cook and stir 3 minutes. Add sweet potatoes; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add water. Stir in beans, tomatoes, corn and Seasoning Mix. Close lid. Set Valve to Seal.

  2. Select Pressure Cook (Manual); cook 7 minutes on High Pressure. When done, quick-release the pressure. Open the lid once pressure inside the pot is completely released. (Check manufacturer’s manual for safe operating instructions.)