Steak-n-Shake chili 2
Vegan Steak n Shake Chili
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 
A veganized version of a midwestern classic - Steak n Shake Chili. Serve with diced onion or over spaghetti for that classic Steak n Shake Chili Mac.
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 bowls
Author: Chuck Underwood
Ingredients
Onion Soup
  • 1 large Sweet Onion (diced)
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 2 Tbs Low Sodium Vegetable Broth
  • 1 Tbs All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tbs Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 cup Low Sodium Vegetable Broth
Spices
  • 2 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 1 Tbs Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Seasoned Salt
  • 2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Pepper
  • 2 tsp Cocoa Powder
  • 2 tsp Onion Powder
Liquid
  • 1 cup Any Cola (coke or pepsi)
  • 1/2 cup Low Sodium Vegetable Broth
  • 1 can Tomato Sauce (8oz)
  • 1 can Tomato Paste (6oz)
  • 1/2 tsp Red Wine Vinegar
Beans
  • 1 can Kidney Beans (15oz) (drained & rinsed)
  • 1 can Kidney Beans (15oz) (with juice)
Instructions
  1. Heat onion and salt in a few tablespoons of veg broth until brown and caramelized
  2. Add flour and stir to coat
  3. Add Balsamic Vinegar to make a thick Roux, scraping any brown bits on bottom of pan
  4. Add Veg Broth to make a thick soup
  5. Add garlic and remaining spices and stir to combine
  6. Add all liquid ingredients and stir until combined and thickened
  7. Add beans and simmer for 30 min or so on low heat.
Recipe Notes

Garnish with pickled jalapeƱos, diced onion.
Can also serve over Spaghetti for an authentic Steak n Shake Chili Mac.