1 tablespoon Finely Chopped Chipotle Peppers in Adobo
1 can Diced Tomatoes28 oz with their liquid
4 cups Black BeansCooked
1tablespoon Salt and PepperTo taste
Heat a medium frying pan to medium-high. Once hot, add corn kernels and cook, not stirring until they begin to char slightly. Toss and continue to cook until the kernels have a good grill on them. Set a side.
Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onions and carrots and cook, stirring occasionally, about 3 minutes. Add sweet potato and peppers continue cooking 2 minutes more.
Stir in spices and chipotles, then add tomatoes, beans, charred corn and 1 cup water. Gently simmer over low heat, uncovered, for about 30 minutes or until the carrot and sweet potatoes are soft and then chili is thick and rich.
MAKE IT AHEAD: Chili always tastes better after a few hours, so it’s a great dish to make ahead!*CHIPOTLE PEPPERS: If you like milder spicing, you can reduce the number of chipotles used.**RELEASE: you can choose whether to go for manual release or natural release, depending on your time availability