Sunday, January 6, 2008

3 bean meatless chili..ole'!!

Corn muffins are great with this :)

2 tsp olive oil
1 cup pre-chopped onion
1/2 cup pre chopped green pepper
2 tsp bottled minced garlic
3/4 cup water
2 tsp chili powder
2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 (15 oz) can garbanzo beans..rinsed and drained
1 (15 oz) can black beans
...rinsed and drained
1 15 oz can navy beans..rinsed and drained
1 (14 oz) can vegetable broth
1 (14 oz) can diced NOT drain
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 tbs. yellow corn meal
Sour cream, grated cheese,fresh onions, etc..anything else you would like to garnish your bowl with! At my house, corn muffins and/or nacho chips are a must with chili.

Heat olive oil in lg. saucepan over med-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic to pan..saute' 3 minutes. Stir in 3/4 cup of water and next 9 ingredients (through tomatoes) and bring to a boil. reduce heat and simmer about 8 minutes. Stir in cornmeal; cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in cilantro. Serve with garnish(s) of your choice.

Recipe serves about 6 ...4 at my house. pfft lol

*Feel free to tweak this to suit your or your family's taste for heat.