Cooke Tavern Black Bean Chili

Cooke Tavern Black Bean Chili

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Blacksmith’s Black Bean Chili

A traditional medium spiced chili with nutritious quick cook black beans and south of the border spices makes this a sure hit with chili lovers. Add crushed tomatoes, ground meat and simmer for a hearty meal. Leftovers make a fantastic taco salad!

Makes 2 Quarts: 6-8 servings 

Cook Time: 90 minutes 

Contains: Dried Beans, dried vegetables, herbs & spices 

Allergen Info:Gluten-free ingredients. This product is produced on equipment that also handles peanuts, soy, tree nuts, eggs, and wheat.  

 Cooking Instructions


  • 3 cups water 
  • 3/4 lb. ground beef 
  • 2 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar 
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can crushed tomatoes 
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 
  • optional sour cream (to garnish) 

To Prepare:

  1. In a 4 quart pot, add water, chili mix, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar and salt. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  2. Brown beef, drain and add to chili along with the crushed tomatoes. Cover and simmer for an additional 20 minutes.
  3. Garnish with sour cream or cheddar cheese. Serve with fresh cornbread or tortilla chips. Makes a great taco salad topper!

 Recipe Variations

Gourmet Light 

  • Use turkey burger, rather than ground beef 
  • Use 94% lean ground beef.

Vegetarian Variations 

  • Prepare as directed in Step One and Two. Omit ground beef and serve over cooked brown or white rice. 

Extra Hearty 

  • Add cheddar or Jalapeno cheese and cubed chicken. 

Crock Pot Instructions 

Cooks in 30 minutes, crock pot not necessary.