Chili With Beans, No Tomatoes Recipe

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Chili with Beans, no tomatoes

Jessica Hannan


I love chili, but have not been eating it because of the tomatoes. Not quite the same as a tomato chili, but very tasty in its own way!

★★★★★ 1 vote
a whole bunch
5 Min
8 Hr


5 lb
ground beef
5 Tbsp
chili powder
2 Tbsp
ground cumin
2 Tbsp
smoked black pepper
2 Tbsp
coarse ground black pepper
1 large
purple onion, chopped
2 Tbsp
dark cocoa powder
1 large
head garlic, each cloved sent through a garlic press, or roughly chopped
chipolte bouillon cubes
2 Tbsp
coarse sea salt
1 lb
small red beans


1Chop the onion and chop or press the garlic.
Preheat a large stock pot over medium heat, add the ground beef, onions and garlic. Sprinkle with seasonings and cocoa powder, and brown, stirring often, crumbling the meat as fine as you can get it.
2When the beef is done, add 1 gallon of water, the chipolte bouillon cubes, and red beans.
3Bring to a simmer and reduce heat to where it barely bubbles.
Let cook until the beans are tender, but not mush, 6-8 hours.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Beef Soups, Bean Soups, Chili
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #Bean