This Instant Pot Chili is super easy to make and comes together in under 20 minutes. The whole family will love this naturally vegan and gluten free meal with really simple ingredients.

Instant Pot Chili

  • Author: Contentedness Cooking
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Lunch, Dinner
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: Vegan, vegetarian


This Instant Pot Chili is super easy to make and will be the best instant pot chili for your everyday under 20 minute meals. It is naturally vegan, gluten free and seriously so delicious. No one would ever guess you can make such a fantastic chili from simple ingredients which will wow everyone. Kids approved, perfect for any easy family dinners, meal prep to make in advance it is a keeper that you always count on.



  • 2 15 oz black beans (reserve liquid from one can)
  • 12 oz tomato sauce
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup bell pepper, chopped
  • 1.5 cups onions
  • salt, pepper to taste
Optional add ons:
  • 3 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp chili powder


  1. Add oil to your instant pot (I used 6 quart size), followed by onions, garlic, bell pepper. Use the sauté function for around 2 minutes until everything is lightly browned.
  2. Then add black beans including the reserved liquid from the can, tomato sauce, optional cumin, smoked paprika, and chili powder.
  3. Now use your instant pot chili setting to high pressure, cover with the lid for 6 minutes and don’t forget to seal. After 6 minutes open the lid, season with salt and pepper to your taste and mix with a spoon or soup ladle. Then serve in bowls.


  • Serving Size: 2 cups
  • Calories: 333
  • Sugar: 10.4 g
  • Sodium: 550 mg
  • Fat: 8.1 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.2 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 6.2 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 53.8 g
  • Fiber: 18.4 g
  • Protein: 15.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 g

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