Black bean espresso chili and bread with Cook's Delight vegan vegetable soup stock

Black Bean and Espresso Chili Recipe


Black Bean Chili recipe has a combination of espresso flavors, spices and heat from Cook’s Delight® Chipotle Chili Pepper Concentrate for a twist on traditional chili. Chipotle Pepper base is available on Amazon in individual quantities.

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This Recipe Is:
8-10 Lunch Gluten Free, Vegan, Plant-Based Cook’s Delight® Chipotle Chili Pepper Concentrate VG-878


  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 5 large onions - chopped
  • 1/4 cup instant espresso powder
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1/4 cup ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup dried oregano leaves
  • 2 - 28 oz cans crushed tomatoes with added puree
  • 1/3 cup honey or sugar
  • 6 large garlic cloves - minced
  • 7 – 15 oz cans black beans - rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups Chipotle Pepper stock (combine 1 - 1/2 tsps Cook’s Delight® Chipotle Chili Flavor Concentrate with 2 cups boiling water)
  • Large pinch of ground cinnamon

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Step 1

Heat oil in heavy large pot over medium-high heat. Add onions and sauté until tender, about 8 minutes.

Step 2

Mix in espresso powder, 1/4 cup chili powder, cumin and oregano. Cook 1 minute.

Step 3

Mix in tomatoes, honey or sugar, and garlic. Bring to simmer. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer 30 minutes.

Step 4

Add beans, Chipotle Pepper stock and cinnamon. Bring to boil over high heat.

Step 5

Reduce heat to medium and simmer uncovered until mixture thickens slightly, stirring often, about 30 minutes.

Step 6

Ladle chili into bowl and serve toppings alongside.

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