Mediterranean vegetable chilli

(83 ratings)
Mediterranean vegetable chilli
Mediterranean vegetable chilli
  • Serves: 6

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

Essentials recipe This tasty vegetable chilli recipe is so easy to make and perfect served with rice, tortilla chips and guacamole. This chilli has a Mediteranean twist. Lighten up a family fave replace the mince with gorgeous juicy veg. This recipe will take 40 mins to prepare and cook and serves around 6 people. Any leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2-3 days. Reheat thoroughly before serving again. Choose vegetarian friendly cheese when serving this chilli to your vegetarian guests. Brought to you by Essentials magazine.


  • 3tbsp olive oil
  • 2 red onions, diced
  • 3-pack of mixed peppers, deseeded and diced
  • 2 courgettes, diced
  • 1 large aubergine, diced
  • 4-6tsp Cajun spice mix
  • 2x400g tins cherry tomatoes in juice
  • 400g tin kidney beans, drained
  • 250g bag of young spinach



  1. Put olive oil, diced red onions, mixed peppers, courgettes, large aubergine and Cajun spice mix in a large saucepan.
  2. Cook over a medium heat for about 10 mins. Add tins of cherry tomatoes in juice and kidney beans and simmer for a further 15 mins.
  3. Finally, stir through the spinach and serve with warm cheesy cornbread.


Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 190(kcal)
  • Fat 7.0g
  • Saturates 1.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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