Three-Bean Chili with Colby

Three-Bean Chili with Colby

Arena Cheese's cheesemakers are eight-time medal winners in the U.S. and World Cheese Championships for their Colby Longhorn. The cheese is a rich and creamy addition to this veggie-loaded chili. It's so delicious - guests will ask for the recipe!

prep time
30
minutes
cook time
1 hour 20
minutes
servings
8

Ingredients



















Cooking Instructions

1

Sauté green bell peppers and onion in oil in a Dutch oven until tender. Reduce heat. Add garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute.


2

Stir in the pinto beans, black-eyed peas, black beans, tomatoes, vegetable broth, red wine, cornmeal, chili powder, oregano, cumin and bay leaf. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for about 1 hour or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Remove and discard bay leaf.


3

Remove from the heat. Gradually stir in 1 cup colby until melted. Stir in hot pepper sauce, salt and pepper to taste.


4

Garnish servings with remaining colby.


Recipe Tip:
Any brand of Wisconsin colby cheese can be used.
cheese iconCheesemonger Tip:
Colby cheese was first produced in Colby, Wisconsin in 1874. Colby is meant to be eaten young. It’s softer than cheddar and has a more open texture with a mild, milky flavor.

Ingredients



















Cooking Instructions

1

Sauté green bell peppers and onion in oil in a Dutch oven until tender. Reduce heat. Add garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute.


2

Stir in the pinto beans, black-eyed peas, black beans, tomatoes, vegetable broth, red wine, cornmeal, chili powder, oregano, cumin and bay leaf. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for about 1 hour or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Remove and discard bay leaf.


3

Remove from the heat. Gradually stir in 1 cup colby until melted. Stir in hot pepper sauce, salt and pepper to taste.


4

Garnish servings with remaining colby.


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