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White Bean Chili & Rustic Beer Bread

by Kim Campbell August 14, 2020

White Bean Chili & Rustic Beer Bread

White Bean Chili & Rustic Beer Bread

This white bean chili recipes provides a nice alternative to red bean chili. It has a southwestern flair, chocked full of vegetables and beans.  And it pairs beautifully with this nutty, hearty, beer bread, perfect for soup dipping!  A true crowd-pleaser!

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🥄 Kitchen Tools 

  • Large Soup Pot
  • High Speed Blender (or immersion blender)
  • Bread Pan (9" x 5") 
  • Parchment Paper
  • Medium size mixing bowl
  • Spatula/Wood Spoons
  • Chef knife
  • Cutting Board

 White Bean Chili

Prep time    20 minutes  

Cook time   30 minutes    

Yield               4-6 servings 

🌱 Ingredients

  • Two 15-ounce cans cannellini beans, rinsed, drained, divided
  • 2 cups low sodium vegetable broth, divided
  • 1 celery stalk, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 cup corn, frozen
  • 1 1/2 cups canned white hominy, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast flakes
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • One 8-ounce can green chili peppers
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

👩‍🍳 Directions

  1. Place half of the cannellini beans in a blender with 1 cup of vegetable stock and blend until smooth and creamy.
  2. In a large soup pot over medium-high heat, sauté the celery, onion, garlic, jalapeño, and bell pepper in 1/2 cup of the vegetable stock.
  3. To the pot of vegetables, add the remaining 1/2 cup vegetable stock, the remaining half of the beans, the creamy bean mixture, and the rest of the ingredients. Cook over medium heat for 20–30 minutes or until vegetables are tender and broth is creamy.

        Rustic Beer Bread 

        Prep time    10 minutes  

        Cook time   45-50 minutes    

        Yield               1 loaf    

        🌱 Ingredients

        • 2 1/2 cups white whole wheat flour (or whole wheat flour)
        • 1 tablespoon baking powder
        • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
        • 12 ounces beer, any variety is fine
        • 2 tablespoons maple syrup

          👩‍🍳 Directions

          1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a 9"x 5" loaf pan with parchment paper.
          2. Mix the flour, baking powder, and salt, together in a large mixing bowl.
          3. Pour the beer and maple syrup into the dry mixture and stir until combined. The dough will be thick and sticky.
          4. Place the dough into the prepared bread pan. You will need to spread it out a bit with your hands or spatula.
          5. Bake for 45-50 minutes, until a toothpick or knife inserted in the middle comes out clean. Remove from the pan and allow the loaf to cool on a rack for 10-15 minutes.  Slice with a bread knife and serve warm.

          ✏️ Tips & Hints

          • If you prefer to use a non-alcoholic beer, that works well too.




            White Bean Chili & Rustic Beer Bread Grocery List 🛒

                Produce 🥦

            • 1 celery stalk
            • 1 onion
            • 4 garlic cloves
            • 1 jalapeno
            • 1 red bell pepper
            •  2 teaspoons lime juice

                 Baking & Spices 🌶

            • 2 1/2 cups white whole wheat flour (or whole wheat flour)
            • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
            • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
            • 1 teaspoon chili powder
            • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast flakes
            • 1 tablespoon baking powder
            • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
            • Sea Salt/Black Pepper

                   Canned and Jarred Goods 🥫 

              • 2 -15 ounce cans cannellini beans
              • 1 1/2 cups canned white hominy (typically in the Mexican section of your supermarket)
              • 2 cups low sodium vegetable broth
              • 8 ounce can green chili peppers
              • Sea Salt/Black Pepper

                   Frozen ❄️

              • 1 cup corn

                     Miscellaneous 🧐

                • 12 ounces beer, any variety you prefer.  You can also use a non-alcoholic beer

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