Roasted Poblano and White Bean Chili

Author: Recipes_kw
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Prep Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings


  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Food Processor
  • Dutch Oven


  • 5 cup poblano chiles halved lengthwise, stemmed, seeded
  • 3 cups Anaheim chiles halved lengthwise, stemmed, seeded
  • 3 tbsp olive oil extra virgin, divided
  • 2 1/2 cups corn kernels fresh or frozen
  • 2 cups onions chopped
  • 2 tbsp jalapeno stemmed, seeded, chopped
  • 30 oz cannellini beans canned, drained, rinsed, divided
  • 4 cups vegetable broth ***see our Homemade Vegetable Broth link
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp cumin ground
  • 1 1/2 tsp coriander gound
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp black pepper fresh cracked
  • 15 oz pinto beans canned, drained, rinsed
  • 1/4 cup scallions green part only, sliced thin
  • 1/4 cup cilantro fresh, minced
  • 1 tbsp lime juice fresh squeezed, no sugar added or preservatives


  • Preheat the oven to broil while you line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • Toss the poblano and Anaheim peppers with 1 tablespoon of olive oil then spread out onto the prepared baking sheet skin side up. Broil for about 10 minutes, rotating pan halfway through bake time. Save the pan with aluminum foil for later, and keep the oven at broil.
  • Transfer broiled peppers to a bowl and cover with plastic wrap to allow them to steam until skins peel off easily. Peel poblano and Anaheim peppers , then cut into 1/2 inch pieces, reserving any juices.
  • Toss the corn with one tablespoon of olive oil then spread out on the saved baking sheet and broil for about 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool on the baking sheet.
  • Pulse together the onions and jalapeno in the food processor until it begins to resemble a chunky salsa; transfer to a boil. Pulse together now 1 cup of the cannellini, 1 cup broth, and 1/2 cup chopped roasted chilis with any accumulated juices until smooth.
  • Heat the remaining tablespoon of olive oil in the Dutch oven over medium heat then add the onion-jalapeno mixture and cook for about 5 minutes. Stir in the garlic, tomato paste, cumin, coriander, salt, broth, pureed bean mixture, remaining roasted chilies, remaining cannellini beans, and pinto beans. Bring to a simmer, then reduce the heat to low until chili begins to thicken, about 40 minutes.
  • Stir in broiled corn kernels and let heat through for about 1 minute. Remove Dutch oven from the heat, stir in the scallions, cilantro, lime juice, and black pepper. Enjoy!

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