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Black Bean Chili with Dark Ale

A slightly sweet, dark beer tempers the acidity of the tomatoes and the spiciness of the chipotle chiles in this easy recipe.

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A slightly sweet, dark beer tempers the acidity of the tomatoes and the spiciness of the chipotle chiles in this easy recipe.

Servings
1-cup serving

Ingredients

  • 2 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, drained and minced
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 2 Tbs. ground cumin
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped (1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, diced (1 cup)
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced (5 tsp.)
  • 2 14-oz. cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 24 oz. gluten-free dark beer
  • 1 14-oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn

Preparation

Heat oil in 3-qt. pot over medium heat. Add chipotles and cumin; season with salt, if desired. Cook 1 minute, or until fragrant. Stir in onion, bell pepper, and garlic. Sauté 5 to 7 minutes, or until vegetables are soft. Stir in beans, beer, tomatoes, and corn. Bring chili to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, uncovered, 45 minutes, or until thick.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size Serves 8
  • Calories 192
  • Carbohydrate Content 31 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 5 g
  • Fiber Content 10 g
  • Protein Content 8 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Sodium Content 383 mg
  • Sugar Content 4 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g