Thrifty Three Bean Chilli

Beans are the least-expensive source of protein, not to mention they’re packed with complex carbs, iron, folate and fibre. Our Three Bean Chilli is healthy, filling and simple to prepare – and it’s tasty to boot.

Serves: Six

Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup green capsicum, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can vegetable stock
  • 1 can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander
  • 6 tablespoons sour cream


Method

Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, capsicum, garlic, and sauté for three minutes. Stir in 3/4 cup of water, add the tomato paste, chilli powder, cumin, pepper, beans, stock and tomatoes, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in coriander and serve with sour cream. 

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