Easy Vegan Chili Dog

There’s nothing like a big bowl of slow cooked chili on a winter night but this isn’t that. This easy vegan chili dog recipe is for a quick meal on a busy summer night. A comfort classic that requires some extra napkins and a large appetite. I love a slow cooked chili but I realize all you need for this recipe is a can of beans, seasoning and a tiny bit of vegan protein to level up a boring hot dog.

These days there are a few vegan hotdog brands to chose from but I always stick with the Lightlife brand. This is not a sponsered blog post, my husband just really likes that brand. Toppings and cheese are completely up to you but I melted Follow Your Heart American Cheddar slices onto my bread and It was so delicious. I know there are a few vegan canned chili options but I have been unable to find one with less sodium than we like so that’s why I like to make my own. For the best meaty flavor I like to add impossible meat. I used a pre cut hamburger patty because I thought an entire package of the impossible ground would be a lot for two people.

Easy Vegan Chili Dog

Recipe by AlexisCourse: UncategorizedCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • 1 can of chili beans

  • 1-2 Impossible Hamburger Patties or Vegan meat of your choice

  • 2 tsp Worcestershire (vegan kind)

  • 2 Tbl Tomato paste

  • Chili seasoning packet (to your liking as these come in different varieties)

  • Vegan hot dogs and buns

  • Toppings of choice


  • Start cooking your vegan meat in a medium pot, about 5-6min.
  • Drain the can of chili beans and add to the pot cooked meat.
  • Stir in Worcestershire, tomato paste and your chili seasoning (to your liking).
  • Cover the pot and simmer for 25-20min on low.
  • Spoon over your cooked vegan hot dog and enjoy

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