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Smoky Two Bean Chili with Tortilla Chips & Cilantro Ranch Drizzle
2 or 4 Serving Dinner

Smoky Two Bean Chili

with Tortilla Chips & Cilantro Ranch Drizzle

Black beans and kidney beans create a hearty base for this smoky winter chili. Ancho chiles — dried, ripe poblano peppers — add notes of dried fruit and chocolate, and chipotle peppers (smoked jalapeños) in adobo sauce add heat for a layered, complex flavor.

Tags: High-Protein Soy-Free Nut-Free Chef's Choice High Fiber
SERVINGS
PREP & COOK TIME
40 min
CALORIES
870
FAT
26g
CARBOHYDRATES
114g
PROTEIN
38g

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INGREDIENTS

  1. 3 tbsp dried ancho chiles
  2. 4 tsp vegetable broth concentrate
  3. 1 tbsp tomato powder
  4. 1 oz chipotle pepper in adobo
  5. 1 yellow onion, peeled and diced
  6. 4 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
  7. 1 tsp dried oregano
  8. 13.4 oz black beans, drained and rinsed
  9. 13.4 oz kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  10. 1 tbsp maple syrup
  11. 1 whole wheat flour tortilla, cut into 3-inch strips
  12. 1 lime, half juiced, half cut into wedges (divided)
  13. 0.25 oz cilantro, leaves and tender stems roughly chopped
  14. 1/4 cup vegan ranch dressing
  15. 1 tbsp vegetable oil*
  16. Salt*
  17. *Not included
  18. Ingredients are listed for 2 servings. If you're making 4 servings, please double your ingredients by using both meal kit bags provided.
  19. For full ingredient list, see Nutrition.
  20. ~This recipe has a spicy ingredient! For low-heat, use spicy ingredients as instructed. For no-heat, omit them entirely.~
Allergens: wheat
Tools: Large pot, Blender, Baking sheet
SERVINGS
PREP & COOK TIME
40 min
CALORIES
870
FAT
26g
CARBOHYDRATES
114g
PROTEIN
38g

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INSTRUCTIONS

1
Prepare the broth

Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine ancho chiles, broth concentrate, and 2 cups water in large pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer until chile is soft and pliable, 5 to 7 minutes. In small bowl, stir together tomato powder and 2 tbsp water to make tomato paste and set aside. (4-serving meal: use 4 cup water, 4 tbsp water)

2
Blend the chiles

Transfer broth to blender, add chipotle pepper in adobo and a pinch of salt, and blend until smooth, about 1 minute. (TIP: Vent blender (by removing the plastic center of the lid) and begin blending on low and finish on high to avoid splashing.)

3
Cook the aromatics

Heat 2 tsp vegetable oil in same pot over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, and ½ tsp salt. Cook until onion is softened and browned in places, 3 to 5 minutes. Add tomato paste and oregano and stir to coat the onions. (4-serving meal: use 4 tsp vegetable oil, 1 tsp salt)

4
Simmer the chili

Add blended broth, black beans, kidney beans, maple syrup, and ½ cup water to pot with aromatics. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes. (4-serving meal: use 1 cup water)

5
Prepare the chips

Place tortilla strips on baking sheet in single layer and brush pieces with 1 tsp vegetable oil. Sprinkle with salt and bake until crispy, 12 to 15 minutes, rotating baking sheet halfway through. (4-serving meal: use 2 tsp vegetable oil)

6
Serve

Stir together lime juice, cilantro, and ranch dressing in medium bowl. Divide smoky two bean chili between large bowls and drizzle with cilantro ranch dressing. Serve with lime wedges and tortilla chips for dipping. ¡Buen provecho!

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