Scott's Three Bean Chili

2
Elaine Douglas

By
@BreadandSoupLady

My grandson, Scott, has asked me to teach him to cook. He especially likes Chili and he is very health conscious.
I adapted this recipe to keep it simple - not too many or hard to get ingredients.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive or canola oil
  • 1 c
    onion, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, chopped fine
  • 1
    red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1
    green or yellow pepper, chopped
  • 2
    carrots, cubed
  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1/2 tsp
    cumin
  • 1 can(s)
    28 oz. can crushed or diced tomatoes
  • 2 c
    water or stock
  • 2 or more tsp
    chili powder (depends on how hot you like it)
  • 1 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 3 can(s)
    canned beans - black, kidney, pinto, or chickpeas , etc. drained

How to Make Scott's Three Bean Chili

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat the oil in large pot or Dutch oven over moderate heat. Add the onion, bell pepper and carrots, cover and cook, stirring occasionally until the vegetables are soft, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add the cumin and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  3. Add the ground beef and cook, breaking up the meat with a spoon, until the meat is no longer pink. Stir in the tomatoes, water, chili powder and red pepper flakes, oregano and salt and pepper. Lower heat and simmer, partially covered, stirring from time to time, for 30 minutes.
  4. Stir in the beans and continue cooking, partially covered, 20 minutes longer. Season, to taste, with salt and pepper.

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About Scott's Three Bean Chili

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #easy, #Teen favorite




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