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BBK’s Black Bean Chili

If you love the convenience of a one- dish meal simmering on the stovetop, this Homemade Black Bean Chili is for you!  So fresh tasting and easy to prepare. Perfect protein packed – comfort food for a cold winter day. 





  • 2 lbs of grass fed ground sirloin OR ground beef
  • 2 cups of Dry Black Beans OR 2 cans Organic Canned Black Beans
  • 1 yellow bell beeper – chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion 
  • 1/2 Green Bell Pepper – chopped
  • 6 cloves of fresh garlic – minced
  • 4 tablespoons of Chili Powder
  • 1  1/2 tablespoon of Cumin
  • 1  1/2 tablespoon of Kosher Salt
  • 4 Organic Roma Tomatoes – chopped
  • 14 ounce can Organic tomato sauce
  • Scallions — thinly sliced/chopped
  • 1  Jalapeño  
  • 2 pinches of Habanero pepper **HOTT** Optional  
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil




Cooking Instructions: 

If using Dry Black Beans:

1. Soak black beans in pot with about an inch of water about above the beans. (do this overnight if possible – if not at least 4-6 hours)

2. Drain water and rinse beans very well.

3. Place beans back in pot. &  Add water 1 inch above the beans. Add 1/2 tablespoon of  sea salt to water and turn on Med-High heat until it begins to boil.  Once boiling, turn on low and place top on pot.  Cook for 2 hrs or until beans are tender.

Chilli Prep:

1. Turn on pan to Med-High heat and add 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil.

2. Add meat, cook until done and then drain.

3. Place meat in pot and add 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil,  chopped onion, bell peppers, jalapeño, tomatoes, garlic, tomato sauce, and Black Beans. 

4. Turn pot on Med-High heat and chili powder, cumin, and sea salt. Stir all ingredients together and let simmer. Turn heat to low and let cook 45mins – 1hr. 

5. Serve in bowl, top with cheddar and jalapeños. OR WHATEVER YOU LIKE 🙂 *Avocados are also a tasty addition. Enjoy! 




Comment from Janette Smith
Time November 13, 2014 at 8:34 pm


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