January 27, 2020 · Written by Foodtolive Team

Pinto Beans Chili

This flavorful recipe tastes amazing. It is simple and easy to prepare and delicious served with rice, fries, cornbread or toasts.

Prep Time: 10 min (+8 hours for soaking) | Cook Time: 30 min | Total Time: 40 min | Servings: 4

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 3 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cups cooked organic pinto beans
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 3/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • Green onion for serving

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INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Heat oil in a medium pot over medium heat. Add onion and cook until soft, about 2 minutes.
  2. Add garlic, bell pepper, and celery and cook for 2 more minutes stirring.
  3. Add Italian seasoning, tomatoes, pinto beans, vegetable broth, cumin, smoked paprika, salt, and chili.
  4. Cover pot and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 20-25 minutes or until chili is at your desired thickness.
  5. Garnish with green onion.