Veggie Chilli With Brown Rice

Veggie Chilli With Brown Rice

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Prep Time

25 min



Use within

6-7 days

This veggie chilli is made from soy mince, a wonderful vegetarian product. It plumps up with the aid of a little stock, and absorbs spices, which this chilli is loaded with. Served with nutty brown rice, sour cream & sharp cheddar. Every bit as satisfying as the real deal!

Prep Time

25 min



Use within

6-7 days

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In Your Box
Ingredients for 2 people (double for 4)
1 tin of kidney beans
1 red onion
45g meat free mince †
120g fine green beans
2 garlic cloves
1 soy sauce sachet (8ml) †
1 vegetable stock cube †
2 tsp whole cumin seeds
130g wholegrain rice
1/2 pot of organic sour cream (114g) †
40g Irish mature cheddar †
2 tsp smoked paprika
1 tsp fiery chilli flakes
You Will Need
Olive oil, pepper, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • Can of kidney beans
  • Red onion
  • Meat free mince<strong>†</strong>
  • Fine green beans
  • Garlic
  • Soy sauce<strong>†</strong>
  • Vegetable stock cube<strong>†</strong>
  • Whole cumin seeds
  • Wholegrain rice
  • Organic soured cream<strong>†</strong>
  • Irish mature cheddar<strong>†</strong>
  • Smoked paprika
  • Chilli flakes
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 507 kJ
120 kcal
2644 kJ
628 kcal
of which saturates
2.6 g
1.2 g
13.3 g
6.5 g
of which sugars
17 g
3.1 g
88.9 g
16.1 g
Fibre 2.6 g 13.8 g
Protein 7.1 g 36.9 g
Salt 0.25 g 1.31 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
Can of kidney beans
Red onion
Meat free mince
Defatted Soya Flour, Colour: Caramel (E150d)
Fine green beans
Soy sauce
Water, soya beans, roasted wheat, wheat, salt, alchohol (ethanol)
Vegetable stock cube
Sea salt, sustainable palm oil, sunflower oil, glucose syrup, sugar, vegetables (6%) (onions, CELERY, carrots, parsnips, tomatoes), maize starch, yeast extract, concentrated vegetable juice (1%) (CELERY, carrots, onions), herbs
Whole cumin seeds
Wholegrain rice
Organic soured cream
Irish mature cheddar
Pasteurised Cow's Milk, Salt, Starter Culture, Vegetarian Rennet
Smoked paprika
Chilli flakes
  • Allergens highlighted by † (soybeans, wheat-gluten, soya, celery, milk)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Veggie Chilli

Boil a kettle, then rinse the rice, add it to a pot with plenty of cold water and bring to the boil over a high heat

Once boiling, reduce the heat to medium and cook for 20-25 min or until tender with a slight bite

Once cooked, drain and return to the pot and cover until serving

2 Veggie Chilli

Meanwhile, dissolve the stock cube[s] in 200ml [350ml] boiled water and whisk to combine

Add the meat free mince to the stock and set aside 

3 Veggie Chilli

Peel and finely dice the red onion[s]

Peel and finely chop (or grate) the garlic

Grate the cheddar 

4 Veggie Chilli

Heat a large, wide-based pan (preferably non-stick) with 2-4 tbsp olive oil over a medium-low heat

Once hot, add the paprika, chilli flakes (can't handle the heat? Go easy!) and cumin seeds and cook for 1 min until fragrant and sizzling

Add the red onion with a pinch of salt and cook for 8-10 min or until starting to caramelise

5 Veggie Chilli

Meanwhile, trim the green beans

Add the garlic to the caramelised onions and cook for 1 min further

Add the soaked mince, increase the heat to high and cook for 2 min

Re-boil a kettle 

6 Veggie Chilli

Add the tin[s] of kidney beans (with liquid) and soy sauce to the mince and bring to the boil

Cook until it reaches a chilli-like consistency, then remove from the heat

7 Veggie Chilli

Meanwhile, add the green beans to a pot of boiling salted water over a high heat

Cook for approx. 5-7 min then drain and return them to the pot

Drizzle with olive oil and season generously with salt and pepper


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Serve the veggie chilli over the rice with a dollop of sour cream

Garnish with cheddar

Serve the green beans to the side


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