Prep Time:

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Yields: 6

Description Edit

Even confirmed carnivores will love this meatless chili because it's rib-sticking thick.

Ingredients Edit

  • 1 tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tbsp. ground cumin
  • 1/3 tsp. ground chipotle chile, or cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 3 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 can dark red kidney beans, rinsed
  • 1 can small white beans, such as navy beans, rinsed
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground pepper

Directions Edit

Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, until beginning to soften, 2 to 3 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook, stirring often, until very soft and just beginning to brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Add garlic, chili powder, cumin and chipotle (or cayenne) to taste and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, 30 seconds to 1 minute. Stir in canned and fresh tomatoes, kidney, white and black beans, water and pepper. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil, stirring often. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until the chili has reduced slightly, 10 to 15 minutes.

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