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Vegetarian Chili with Refried Beans

A hearty blend of refried beans mixed with tomatoes, beans and chili spices and whatever fresh veggies you have on hand.



  1. Chop onions, with some celery and carrot and simmer in oil over low heat until well caramelized.
  2. Add can of refried beans and more heat. Stir well.
  3. Add canned tomatoes . Lower heat.
  4. Stir in one package Chili Seasoning Mix (like Old El Paso) cook slow over very low heat.
  5. Rinse beans (use two cans or more of Red Kidney, Small Mexican, Black Bean etc) wash well in strainer and add to chili.
  6. Cut up and stir in fresh vegetables, and more of the celery, carrots and whole cherry tomatoes.
  7. Note: you can use whatever vegetables you have on hand or find fresh in market.
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added my own spices and spinache, liked the texture that the refried beans gave it.
01 Apr 12 by member: Danya P


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Nutrition summary:

There are 470 calories in 1 serving of Vegetarian Chili with Refried Beans.
Calorie break-down: 12% fat, 67% carbs, 20% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 61
Calories 470
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 6.74g 10%
  Saturated Fat 1.278g 6%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.643g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 3.14g  
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 660mg 28%
Potassium 2164mg  
Total Carbohydrate 83.44g 28%
  Dietary Fiber 24.7g 99%
  Sugars 8.47g  
Protein 25.04g  
Vitamin A 1967% Vitamin C 1074%
Calcium 171% Iron 341%
of RDI*
(470 calories)
24% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (68%)
Fat (12%)
Protein (20%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories