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Instant Pot Vegan Chili

This easy Instant Pot Vegan Chili comes together in less than 30 minutes and is packed with nutrition. It’s made with two types of beans cooked in hot spices. It’s a hearty, delicious and super comforting one pot meal.
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American, Spanish
Keyword best vegan chili, how to make instant pot vegan chili, instant pot vegan chili canned beans, vegan chili recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Pressure time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 175kcal
Author Gunjan




  • Turn on sauté mode of your instant pot and heat oil in it. Then, sauté celery and onions in it until onions are translucent.
  • Add canned crushed tomatoes, chili flakes, cayenne pepper powder, oregano and cumin powder to it. Stir properly. Mix in maple syrup and stir again.
  • Fold in black beans and kidney beans to it.
  • Pour vegetable broth and season it with salt. Stir and close the lid. Cancel the sauté mode and seal the valve. Turn it on at manual high for 10 min.
  • Once done release the pressure and open the lid. Stir and mash the beans with a food masher. (Roughly mash them, not very fine).Cover lightly with the lid and let it rest for 4-5 minutes. This thickens the stew.
  • Open the lid and garnish. Serve hot.


  • Stove top option: heat oil in a Dutch oven/stock pot and sauté celery and onion at high flame. Add crushed tomatoes along with the seasoning and stir well. Lower the heat to medium and add beans, 1 ½ cups vegetable broth and salt. Stir and let it cook covered for 20-25 minutes at medium flame. Open the lid and stir. Roughly mash the beans with a food masher and let it cook uncovered at low flame for 3-5 minutes. Turn it off and stir again. Garnish and serve.
  • The nutritional value is provided without garnishes. It will vary depending on your choice and quantity of the garnishes.


Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 473mg | Potassium: 25mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 261IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg