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Oumph! Chili Sin Carne
Won't miss the meat in this vegan chili. | Oumph!

Oumph! Chili Sin Carne

A simple classic chili without meat, but with loads of flavor. Don't skimp on the cumin, dried peppers, and dried herbs.

This is a meat-free version of a classic chili spiced with lots of peppers: jalapeños, chipotle, cayenne, and bell peppers. Feel free to adjust the spice-level  based on your own taste preferences. Note that the jalapeños go into the chili whole! 

Oumph! Chili Sin Carne

20 mins to prep
25 mins to cook
Yields 4


  • 1 package Oumph! Mince
  • 3 tablespoons 15 milliliters plant-based cooking oil
  • 1 3/4 cup 400 grams canned crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup 250 milliliters tamari
  • 1 cube plant-based stock bouillon
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 6 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 3 jalapeño peppers, whole
  • 1/2 teaspoon 2.5 grams ground cumin
  • Pinch of dried thyme
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Pinch of dried oregano
  • Pinch of ground chipotle peppers
  • Pinch of fresh ground black pepper
  • Optional accompaniments: tortillas, tacos, guacamole, crème fraîche, salsa, lime wedges, or cilantro.


  1. 1
    In a large frying pan over medium heat, add oil and Oumph! Mince. Cook until golden brown. Set aside.
  2. 2
    In a large pot, add tomatoes, tamari, stock bouillon, bell peppers, garlic, jalapeño peppers, cumin, thyme, cayenne pepper, oregano, chipotle peppers, and black pepper. Cook for 20 minutes, adding a little water if it thickens too much.
  3. 3
    Add cooked Oumph! Mince into the chili and stir until combined and warmed through.
  4. 4
    Serve with optional accompaniments.