Homemade Chick Pea Vegetarian Chili Recipe

Oct 6, 2020
Honky Tonk Kitchen

Welcome to The Poker Club at West Houston's exclusive homemade chick pea vegetarian chili recipe. Whether you're a vegetarian enthusiast or looking for a scrumptious dish to enjoy during poker nights, this recipe will surely satisfy your taste buds. Packed with flavor and nutrients, our chili is a delicious twist on the classic comfort food.

The Perfect Vegetarian Option for Poker Nights

Introducing our mouthwatering homemade chick pea vegetarian chili recipe, created especially for poker enthusiasts who prefer a meat-free option. This chili is a delightful blend of hearty vegetables, aromatic spices, and protein-rich chickpeas. It's a perfect choice for those seeking a delicious and filling meal while enjoying an exciting poker game at The Poker Club at West Houston.


  • 2 cans of chickpeas, drained
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 bell peppers, diced
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 1 zucchini, diced
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Fresh cilantro, for garnish


  1. In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic, sauté until fragrant and translucent.
  2. Add the diced bell peppers, carrots, and zucchini to the pot. Stir-fry for a few minutes until slightly softened.
  3. Sprinkle the chili powder, cumin, paprika, oregano, salt, and black pepper over the vegetables. Stir well to coat the vegetables with the aromatic spices.
  4. Pour in the diced tomatoes and vegetable broth. Stir in the drained chickpeas.
  5. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low. Cover the pot and let the chili simmer for about 30 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  6. Once the chili is cooked, remove it from the heat and let it cool slightly.
  7. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve hot.

Customize Your Vegetarian Chili

Feel free to personalize your homemade chick pea vegetarian chili recipe by adding additional ingredients or adjusting the spices to suit your taste. Here are a few suggestions:

  • For an extra kick of heat, add a pinch of cayenne pepper or a chopped jalapeno pepper.
  • Boost the nutritional value by incorporating other vegetables such as corn, sweet potatoes, or mushrooms.
  • Add a squeeze of lime juice for a refreshing citrus twist.
  • Top your chili with grated cheddar cheese, sour cream, or sliced avocado for added creaminess and flavor.


Indulge in the flavors of our delicious homemade chick pea vegetarian chili recipe at The Poker Club at West Houston. This vegetarian twist on a classic comfort food is a crowd-pleaser and a nutritious choice for poker nights. Impress your friends and fellow poker enthusiasts with this savory, protein-packed dish. Try our recipe today and elevate your poker night experience!

Craig Cisset
I'm always looking for new meatless recipes, and this vegetarian chili sounds perfect.
Oct 16, 2023
Michael Mullis
I love the idea of a hearty, vegetarian chili. This recipe looks fantastic!
Aug 24, 2023
yusuf yusuf
Wow, this vegetarian chili looks amazing. Can't wait to give it a shot!
Aug 9, 2023
Christian Chiaverini
I'm always on the lookout for new vegetarian dishes and this one looks outstanding.
Jul 15, 2023
Mike Harris
This recipe looks like a fantastic way to mix up our weekly dinner routine. Thanks for sharing!
Jun 27, 2023
Rupert Laszlo
I love how hearty and satisfying this vegetarian chili looks. Adding it to my recipe collection!
Jun 26, 2023
Jill Alderton
The flavors in this vegetarian chili must be incredible. Can't wait to try it out!
May 6, 2023
Viral Tolat
I'm glad to have stumbled upon this recipe. It's a perfect addition to my vegetarian meal plan.
Apr 4, 2023
Patricia Parenteau
I'm all about wholesome, tasty meals, and this chili recipe checks both boxes.
Mar 17, 2023
Stephen Messana
This recipe is a great option for those looking to add more plant-based meals to their diet.
Mar 3, 2023
David Sliwin
I appreciate the healthy twist on a classic chili recipe. Can't wait to make it!
Feb 20, 2023
Jean-Pierre Friant
I'm impressed by the creativity in this vegetarian chili recipe. Excited to try it out!
Feb 15, 2023
Paul Hayes
I can't wait to share this recipe with my vegetarian friends. It looks fantastic!
Jan 28, 2023
Jeff Bettcher
I love how this recipe incorporates quality ingredients. It seems like a guaranteed hit!
Nov 30, 2022
Caroline Mytton
I've been meaning to incorporate more plant-based meals into my diet and this chili recipe fits the bill.
Oct 24, 2022
Sebastian Jacobson
I appreciate how this chili recipe makes use of nutritious ingredients. Can't wait to taste it!
Oct 4, 2022
Nathalie Zanata
I've been searching for a vegetarian chili recipe and this one looks superb.
Oct 4, 2022
Lynee Miller
The photo of the chili looks so appetizing! Excited to give this a try.
Aug 18, 2022
Dan Blatt
I like the creativity of using chickpeas in this vegetarian chili. Looks yummy!
Jul 31, 2022
Elizabeth Munoz
The addition of chickpeas in this chili is such a great idea. Can't wait to taste it!
May 9, 2022
Ashley Bell
I can't wait to try this recipe at our next poker night! It sounds delicious.
May 6, 2022
William Morgan
The aroma of this chili must be amazing. I can imagine the flavors already!
Apr 2, 2022
Ragini Rai
I'm always on the lookout for meatless meals, and this chili recipe looks amazing.
Mar 18, 2022
Barrie Crew
This chili brings a fresh twist to traditional chili, and I'm here for it.
Feb 24, 2022
Frederick Stodolak
This recipe is a refreshing change from the traditional meat chili. Can't wait to taste it!
Feb 23, 2022
Aloysius Isaac
This vegetarian chili is a brilliant way to include more legumes in my diet.
Feb 3, 2022
Nathalie White
This recipe looks like a fantastic way to jazz up our meatless meal repertoire. Thanks for sharing!
Dec 6, 2021
Alan Darbyshire
I'm intrigued by the addition of chickpeas in this chili. It's definitely worth a try.
Dec 2, 2021
Brad Watson
This vegetarian chili recipe looks perfect for cozy evenings at home. Excited to make it!
Nov 8, 2021
Darren Coast
I'm excited to try this recipe. It seems like a hearty and flavorful vegetarian option.
Sep 25, 2021
Avner V
I appreciate how this chili recipe is both nutritious and flavorful. Can't wait to cook it up!
Sep 11, 2021
Jason Hansen
This sounds like the perfect recipe to whip up for a cozy movie night at home.
Aug 21, 2021
Algernon Callier
A perfect recipe for a cozy night in. Can't wait to whip this up for my family.
Jul 28, 2021
Marc Fisher
I've been looking for a new vegetarian recipe and this one looks perfect. Thank you!
Jul 17, 2021
Diane Wadas
The spices in this chili recipe sound like they would create a flavorful, satisfying dish.
Jul 3, 2021
Alexander Watson
This recipe is a great option for vegetarian game nights. Can't wait to serve it up!
Jun 1, 2021
Juan Serralles
I'm a huge fan of chickpeas, so this recipe is right up my alley. Looking forward to making it!
May 23, 2021
Arz Chio
I'm looking forward to making this vegetarian chili. It seems like a great dish for gatherings.
May 18, 2021
Debra Larson
I've been wanting to try a new vegetarian chili recipe, and this one sounds fantastic.
May 7, 2021
Peter Petrovic
I'm a big fan of hearty, veggie-packed meals, and this chili looks like a winner.
May 6, 2021
Sotelo Yesenia
This chili looks like a great way to incorporate more protein and fiber into my diet.
May 2, 2021
Loc Nguyen
The ingredients in this chili look so vibrant and fresh. I'm itching to try it!
Mar 31, 2021
Niraj Sangharajka
This chili looks so vibrant and delicious. I can't wait to make it for my friends!
Mar 20, 2021
Angela Sebastiana
I'm always on the lookout for new vegetarian recipes, and this one seems like a winner!
Mar 10, 2021
Paul Chipelo
I love how this recipe puts a fresh spin on an old favorite. Excited to cook this up!
Mar 2, 2021
Lee Ledtech
I love how versatile this chili recipe is. Perfect for meatless Mondays!
Feb 8, 2021
Chris Mannino
This chili recipe is a great way to sneak in some extra vitamins and minerals. Can't wait to try it!
Jan 24, 2021
Larona Pt
I enjoy hosting poker nights and I think this vegetarian chili will be a surefire hit with my guests.
Dec 29, 2020
Scott Thomson
I'm loving the sound of this vegetarian chili. Can't wait to make a big batch!
Dec 28, 2020
Michael King
I'm always searching for healthier meal options, and this chili fits the bill.
Dec 19, 2020
Jim Gadrow
The combination of chickpeas and spices in this chili is truly mouthwatering.
Oct 29, 2020