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Chunky Vegetable Chili

There are so many veggies in this chunky vegetarian chili recipe. We used black beans and chickpeas, but you can substitute any beans you like. Almost any vegetable will taste good in this chili, so if you have extra kale or spinach in the fridge, or you want to try butternut squash instead of sweet potatoes, go for it!

Chunky Vegetable Chili

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By: Team Beachbody
6 servings
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
40 minutes


  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled, cubed
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. chile powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 (28-oz) can whole tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 (15-oz) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed
  • 1 (15-oz) can black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 (8-oz) can tomato sauce, no sugar added
  • 1 medium zucchini, cubed
  • 6 Tbsp. nonfat plain yogurt


  1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat.

  2. Add sweet potatoes, onion, and bell pepper; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent.

  3. Add chile powder, cumin, tomatoes, chickpeas, beans, and tomato sauce. Stir to combine all ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; gently boil, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes.

  4. Add zucchini; cook, stirring occasionally, for 6 to 10 minutes, or until zucchini is tender.

  5. Top each serving with 1 Tbsp. yogurt.

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