This week's Saturday's Chili Triple Pepper Chili. Triple the flavor and triple the heat with this week's recipe! Using ancho chiles (dried poblano chiles), red bell pepper, and jalapeño pepper. You can this recipe and a great selection of many more recipes on the CooksRecipes website. http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html
Triple Pepper Chili
Ancho chiles, jalapeño chile, and mild red bell pepper are the trinity of peppers used to make this spicy bean chili.
2 ancho chiles (dried poblano chiles)
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 medium yellow onion, diced
1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
1 large celery rib, chopped
2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
2 (15-ounce) cans red kidney beans, drained
1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 - Soak the ancho chiles in enough warm water to cover for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Drain; remove the seeds* and chop the chiles.
2 - In a large saucepan heat oil over medium heat. Sauté onion, bell pepper, celery, garlic and jalapeño for about 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until the vegetables are tender.
3 - Add beans, tomatoes, parsley, chili powder, oregano and salt; bring to a simmer. Reduce heat and continue cooking for 15 to 20 minutes over low heat, stirring occasionally. Serve with warm bread or your favorite toppings.
Makes 4 servings.