Meaty 3-Bean Chili
Sausage, lean ground beef, and lots of beans make this meaty 3-bean chili super hearty. Chipotle chili, cumin, onions, and green pepper make it extra flavorful.
Servings Prep Time
12 15minutes
Cook Time
30minutes
Servings Prep Time
12 15minutes
Cook Time
30minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 pound pork sausage
  • 1pound lean ground beef
  • 1large onion; chopped
  • 1medium green pepper, chopped
  • 3cloves minced garlic
  • 3tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/4teaspoon ground chipotle chili(or cayenne pepper)
  • 1teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1(12 ounce) bottle dark beer
  • 1(28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 2tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1(15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1(16 ounce) can red beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1(15.5 ounce) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2cups corn
  • salt to taste
Instructions
  1. In a large dutch oven over medium high heat, brown sausage and beef, stirring constantly, until no longer pink, 5-7 minutes. Drain if necessary and return to pot. Add onion, green pepper, garlic, chili powder, chipotle powder, and cumin. Cook additional 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until onion is softened.
  2. Add beer, tomatoes, and tomato paste. Simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, 10-15 minutes. Stir in beans and corn, cook until heated through, about 5 minutes. Add salt to taste.
Recipe Notes

Substitute 1 1/2 cups beef broth or water for beer.

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