Eat Right Not Less

Vegan Cincinnati-Style Chili Mac Recipe


Cincinnati is famous for its cinnamon-spiked chili, which is often ladled atop a bed of spaghetti noodles in a popular dish known as “Chili Mac”. If serving without the pasta, begin with the lesser amount of chili powder. Enjoy this Vegan Recipe.

Serves: 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 (15-ounce) can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chilies, juices included
  • ½ to 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon sugar, or to taste (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 8 ounces spaghetti or elbow macaroni, cooked according to package directions, drained


  1. In a medium deep-sided nonstick skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and bell pepper and cook, stirring, until lightly browned, about 7 minutes.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients, except the spaghetti, and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat and simmer gently, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 20 minutes.
  3. Serve hot, over the spaghetti.

Per serving:

  • Calories 360
  • Protein 15g
  • Total Fat 5g
  • Sat.Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Carbohydrate 65g
  • Dietary Fiber 7g
  • Sodium 361mg


What is a vegan diet and how to prepare meals that are vegan and delicious is the main purpose of our website

Adding more vegetables to your diet is a great way to boost your health and lose weight. The vegan diet is a major factor in reducing the risk of heart disease, type-2 diabetes and even certain types of cancer. Whether you already follow a vegan diet or are just looking to go meatless sometimes, these recipes for low carb vegan meal plan make it easy to eat your veggies! The registered dietitians and culinary experts at have done their maximum for you and sorted out a mixture of delicious vegetarian meals, snacks, and drinks.

Obviously, it’s very challenging to get certain nutrients when avoiding the animal product. So,  we made sure to include a variety of healthy foods like nuts, whole grains, plenty of fruits and vegetables, and low carb meals. We hope you enjoy these recipes filled with nourishing and healthy ingredients.

You might also like

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.