This healthy delicious chili is made so quickly using the pressure cooker.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 package veggie ground round
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder (or more for extra spice)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups crushed tomato
  • 1 cup soaked pinto beans
  • 1 cup soaked red kidney beans
  • 4 cups water or vegetable stock


1. Heat the oil in the pressure cooker and saute the onion and garlic until the onion is wilted.

2. Add the veggie ground round and saute until browned. Mix in the green pepper, the cumin, chili powder, oregano, bay leaf and salt. Stir in the crushed tomato, beans and water.

3. Close the lid and bring it up to pressure, cook for 20 minutes. Turn off the heat and when the pressure has gone down, remove the lid, take out the bay leaf and serve with toppings of your choice.