Easy Three Bean Chocolate Chili
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Serves: 6
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon Nielsen-Massey Pure Chocolate Extract
  • ¼ teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Pure Coffee Extract
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 3 cups broth
  • 1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 oz) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 oz) can red beans, rinsed and drained
  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onions and saute until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and saute for another 30 seconds.
  2. Add the meat, breaking up large chunks and crumbling it with a spatula or wooden spoon. Cook until meat is completely browned.
  3. Crush the oregano leaves in your palms to release the flavor and add to meat mixture. Stir in remaining spices. Add the tomato paste and stir until well combined.
  4. Add the extracts, tomatoes with their juices, and broth to the pot. Stir well then bring to a boil. Add the beans then reduce heat to a low, gentle simmer. Simmer uncovered for at least 2 hours.
  5. Serve with all your favorite toppings.
Recipe by Some the Wiser at https://somethewiser.com/2017/03/easy-three-bean-chocolate-chili.html