Soup recipes - Red Bean and Lager Chili

1 tbsp. cumin, ground
1/4 cup olive oil
2 onions, peeled and diced
5 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 stalk celery, chopped
1 hot banana chili, minced
1 green pepper, chopped
2 tbsp. chili powder
2 tbsp. cocoa powder
1 2-inch cinnamon stick
6 cups crushed tomatoes
2 cups red kidney beans, cooked
1 carrot, peeled and chopped
1 zucchini, chopped
1 red pepper, chopped
12 oz. microbrewed lager beer
1 cup cilantro, chopped
sea salt, to taste

1. Toast the ground cumin in a dry, hot pan to release the fl avour. Set aside.
2. In a soup pot, sauté the onions, garlic, celery, banana chili and green pepper in oil until soft.
3. Stir in the cumin, chili powder, cocoa and cinnamon stick.
4. Add the remaining ingredients, except the cilantro, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and let chili
simmer until all vegetables are tender.
5. Remove from heat. Remove cinnamon stick; add cilantro and sea salt to taste.
Serves 6


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