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Hotter Than Hades Chipotle Chili Recipe

    hotter than hades chipotle vegetarian chili recipe

    This easy one-pot Chipotle Chili is easy to make, and exactly what you need after a chilly day. (That’s a pun, folks!) Wonderful vegetarian chili.

    This one-pot chili simmers for 25 minutes, filling the air with a tummy-tempting, soul-satisfying aroma. Wholesome and hearty, it’s exactly what you yearn for at the end of a winter’s day.

    Chipotle Veggie Chili

    Hotter Than Hades Chipotle Chili

    Course: MainCuisine: Mexican


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    • 3 Tbsp olive oil

    • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped

    • ½ tsp sea salt, divided

    • ¼ tsp pepper, divided

    • 2 garlic cloves, minced

    • 1 red bell pepper, chopped

    • 14 oz diced fire-roasted tomatoes

    • 14 oz red beans, drained and rinsed

    • 14 oz pinto beans, drained and rinsed

    • 1 c vegetable broth

    • 7 oz chipotles in adobo sauce

    • 30 oz sweet corn with liquid

    • 2 limes, juiced

    • guacamole (optional)

    • sour cream (optional)

    • jalapeno slices (optional)

    • cilantro (optional)


    • In large dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Stir and cook 5 minutes until onion is translucent. Add garlic and red pepper. Stir and cook 8 minutes until soft.
    • Add tomatoes, red beans, pinto beans, broth, chipotles in adobo sauce, corn, remaining salt and remaining pepper. Simmer 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chili has thickened.
    • Squeeze lime juice into pot; stir. Serve with guacamole, sour cream, jalapeno slices and cilantro, if desired.

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    This was cooked in the Circulon Symmetry Casserole with a locking straining lid.

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    Circulon Symmetry 5.5 Quart Casserole with locking straining lid

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