Easy Vegetarian Summer Chili by Jar Of Lemons! Gluten free, dairy free, vegan, and topped with corn and basil.

Easy Vegetarian Summer Chili

Easy Vegetarian Summer Chili that's savory, hearty, and perfect for a quick and delicious summer weeknight dinner! (Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy Free)
Course Dinner, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Summer Chili
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 236kcal


  • 3 summer squash medium
  • 3 zucchini medium
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 15 oz. canned diced tomatoes
  • 15 oz. canned tomato sauce
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 head broccoli
  • 15 oz. canned chickpeas
  • 1/4 cup corn
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 3 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • salt/pepper
  • fresh basil optional


  • Cook the cubed summer squash and zucchini in the oil over medium-high heat in a stock pot for about 10 minutes (or until soft).
  • Add in the diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, and broth, cooking for another 10 minutes.
  • Add in the broccoli, chickpeas, corn, and spices. 
  • Continue cooking for another 10 minutes.
  • Top with fresh basil (optional), serve, and enjoy!


Carbs: 42  Fat: 5  Protein: 10


Calories: 236kcal