It's hearty, warming, and incredibly comforting.
🛢️ 1 tbsp olive oil
🧅 1 medium white or yellow onion, diced
🧄 4 cloves garlic, minced
🌶️ 3 tbsp chili powder
🧂 2 tbsp ground cumin
🌿 1 tsp ground oregano
🧂 ½ tsp turmeric powder
🌶️ 1 small jalapeño or serrano pepper, diced with seeds
🫑 1 large red bell pepper, diced
🍅 2 cups fire-roasted or plain tomatoes
🥫 2 tbsp tomato paste
2 cups kidney beans
½ can black beans
½ cup pinto beans
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
💦 2 cups vegetable broth or water
🍋 1 tbsp lemon juice
🍁 ½ tbsp maple syrup
🧂 salt to your taste
In a large pot, heat the oil, then add the onions and cook, occasionally stirring, until softened, about 4 minutes. Then add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add the chili powder, cumin, oregano, and turmeric powder, and cook for another 2 minutes.
Add the peppers, tomatoes, tomato paste, beans, Worcestershire sauce, vegetable broth, or water and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring once or twice. Lastly, add the lemon juice and maple syrup, and adjust the salt. For serving, garnish with fresh jalapeño, cilantro, red onion, and avocado.