Healthy Veggie Style by Chili Smith

recipes Vegetarian


  • 1 pound of Heirloom Beans cooked weight (About 6-8 oz dried beans)
  • Olive Oil
  • 1 –Bottle Dark Ale or Beer
  • 1 – Sweet Onion
  • 1 – Red Onion 2 – Bell Peppers
  • 1 – Green Zucchini
  • 1 – Crook Neck Zucchini
  • 1 – Sweet Potato
  • Garlic
  • Anything else you like… all chopped into bite-sized pieces.


Beans: In a pot

  1. Rinse and soak in clear water for 12 hours or so until rehydrated.
  2. Change water and cover to one inch above beans in clear, cool water and simmer for about an hour until tender.
  3. Add Salt and ½ onions to water prior to cooking.

Base: In a large skillet

  1. Heat Olive Oil.
  2. Sauté Onions and Garlic.
  3. Add other vegetables.
  4. Add moisture of Beer – cover and steam for three to five minutes.
  5. Add Chili Seasoning to taste.
  6. Add beans to the base.
  7. Enjoy!


Best served while fresh and not overcooked.
Drink the rest of the Beer with the meal!

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