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Three Bean Chili

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Servings: 10 -12

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper diced
  • 2 carrots chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1.5 pounds ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup fire roasted canned diced tomatoes
  • 1 14.5 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can kidney beans drained & rinsed
  • 1 can black beans drained & rinsed
  • 1 can pinto beans drained & rinsed
  • garnish: sour cream cheese and red onions

Instructions

  • In a large pot coat pan with 2 tablespoons oil; place over medium heat. Add onion and sauté until soft, about 5 minutes. Add carrots and bell pepper. Cook for 3 minutes, until fragrant.
  • Add garlic and cook about 30 seconds. Add ground beef. Brown meat while breaking it up with a wooden spoon, about 5-7 minutes. Stir to break up lumps.
  • Add chili powder, paprika, cumin, pepper, salt, diced tomatoes, crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, broth and water. Stir to combine.
  • Add in kidney, black and pinto beans.
  • Bring mixture to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer until meat and vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes (I like to make this in the morning so I can have it sit all day and have the flavors come together).
  • Garnish with sour cream, scallions and cheese.
  • Serve & Enjoy!
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