New England Pawtucket Chick Pea & Kidney Bean Chili
via Princess Cruises this is for a large amount of people. Adjust accordingly
- 500 g Garbanzo beans
- 500 g red beans
- 350 g chopped onion
- 500 ml olive oil
- 1 kg mix bell peppers diced
- 3 pieces bay leaves
- 250 g thyme
- 250 g marjoram
- 300 g tomato sauce
- 200 g chopped garlic
- Fresh basil leaves cut julienne
- Salt & Pepper to taste
- 2 carrots peeled and cut in half
- 2 celery stalk
- 2 onion peeled cut in half
- 4 pieces fresh jalapeno chopped
- 105 g dried chili flakes
Pre soak the chick peas and beans in a separate container overnight. Place the beans in a heavy pan wiht carrots, celery, onions and bay leaves, cover with water and add salt & pepper. Do the same with the chick peas in a separate container.
bring to boil and simmer till soft. Leave to cool and drain. Keep the juice from the both the beans and chick pea and discard the vegetables.
In a big saute pan, add oil and saute garlic, onion, till translucent, add the chopped jalapeno and chili flakes and continue to stir. Add the chick peas and the beans, continue stirring.
Add the mix peppers, thyme, marjoram, and the tomato sauce and let simmer for 15-20 mins. Season to taste.