• Vegetable And Bean Chili

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Vegetable And Bean Chili


Gourmet, December 1999


Active time: 45 min Start to finish: 45 min


Makes 4 servings.

2 large onions (1 lb), coarsely chopped
1 green bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
3 large garlic cloves, finely chopped
1/2 fresh jalapeo chile, finely chopped (including seeds)
2 tbsps olive oil
1 tbsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumi

Cooking Instructions
Step 1 Saut onions, bell pepper, garlic, and jalapeo in oil in a 4-quart heavy pot over moderately high heat, stirring, until softened, about 5 minutes. Add chili powder, cumin, and salt and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Add tomatoes with juice and zucchini and simmer, partially covered, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes. Stir in beans and chocolate and simmer, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. Stir in cilantro.