Bush’s® Jamaican Black Bean Chili

A unique blend of spices and flavors combine to create a hearty Black Bean chili, garnished with Cheddar cheese and curled lime zest.

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Recipe Details

  • Prep Time: 40 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 can (16 oz) BUSH'S® Black Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 lbs bacon, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 1 cup chopped red pepper
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 Tbsp minced roasted garlic
  • 2 tsp cumin seed
  • 2 tsp fennel seed
  • 1 tsp ground allspice
  • 2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 2 canss (10 oz) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 cups sharp Cheddar cheese, grated
  • Fresh lime

Directions

  1. In a large 6-quart soup pot, saute bacon over medium heat until cooked. Add onion, peppers, garlic and spices. Saute over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in pumpkin puree, black beans, tomatoes, corn, broth and cocoa powder. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Serve with grated cheese and garnish with curled lime zest.