This recipe has kindly been submitted to us by one of our customers

Waitrose.com is happy to host a community of passionate foodies and we encourage you all to share your own recipes here on the site. However, unlike our own recipes which are double-tested, Waitrose have not checked or tested this recipe and cannot accept any liability for its content or method. If you use all or part of this recipe in any way, it is at your own risk. Thank you.

Vegetable Chilli

Yummy vegetable chilli, thats packed with goodness. All the vegetables combined make it so tasty. I will fill you up without making you feel bloated, a firm favourite in our house! Hope you like it too!

My recipe is:

  • Plenty of fruit or veg
  • Plenty of fruit or veg

Why should your recipe win?
This chilli recipe should win because: - its packed with fresh ingredients - its full of goodness - even meat lovers will accept this dish as a main meal in itself as it is so tasty and filling! It has won over my other half and we are both lovers of meat! -you can make a batch as big as you like and keep/freeze portions for later. -it's versitile...you can serve it with lots of different sides (jacket potato, bread, pasta, rice) -you can add anything to the recipe!!

  • Total time: 40 mins prep + 1 hour 15 mins cooking

Serves: 6


  • 2 tbsn olive oil
    1 Large Onion (chopped)
    2 Cloves of Garlic (finely chopped)
    1 Fresh Red Chilli (finely chopped)
    3 Carrots (chopped)
    ½ Swede (chopped)
    ½ Squash (chopped)
    1 Aubergine (chopped)
    2 Courgettes (chopped)
    200g Button Mushrooms (halved)
    400g Kidney Beans in chilli sauce
    400g Cannellini beans (drained)
    400g Tinned tomatoes
    2 tbsn Tomato puree
    2 tbsn Tomato ketchup
    1 tbsn Worcester Sauce
    ¼ tspn Hot Chilli Powder
    ½ tspn Cayenne Pepper
    Salt & Pepper to taste


  1. 1.Heat oil add onion, garlic and red chilli – lightly fry for 3 minutes. 2.Add carrots, swede and squash - sauté for 4 minutes – until soft. 3.Add the aubergine, courgette, mushrooms, kidney & cannellini beans, tinned tomatoes – mix all the ingredients together. 4.Stir in the tomato puree, tomato ketchup, worcester sauce, chilli powder and cayenne pepper. 5.Simmer covered for 1 hour – stirring occasionally. 6.Season to taste. 7.Serve with buttered fresh crusty bread or jacket potato.

Your recipe note

Edit your recipe note


Average user rating

1 stars