You are viewing Allergic Living United States | Switch to Canada
Allergies, Asthma & Gluten-free

SIGN UP For Our Free e-Newsletter

Click To See Past Newsletters

Three-Bean Chili with Herb Cornbread

Three-Bean Chili with CornbreadServes 4-6
Free of:All top allergens and gluten-free


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large sweet onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp cumin
  • 14 oz can each, kidney, pinto, white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 28 oz can diced tomatoes
  • Salt and pepper


  1. In a large pot, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion and sauté for 2 minutes. Stir in garlic, and cook for 2 more minutes.
  3. Mix in beef and sauté for another 4 minutes. Now add remaining ingredients.
  4. Bring chili to a boil, then reduce heat to low.
  5. Simmer chili for for 50 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Meanwhile, prepare your cornbread.

Herb Cornbread

Makes 8 to 12 muffins
Free of:All top allergens and gluten-free


  • 1 cup fine cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup white rice flour
  • 1/4 cup brown rice flour
  • 1/4 cup corn flour
  • 1/4 cup tapioca starch
  • 1 tbsp gluten-free baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 cup golden cane sugar
  • 1 tsp Italian savory herbs
  • 1/3 cup grapeseed oil
  • 1 cup unsweetened rice milk
  • 2 large eggs or 2 flax “eggs” (2 tbsp ground flax seeds + 6 tbsp hot water, combined and cooled)


  1. Pre-heat oven to 375° F. Line a muffin tin with baking cups.
  2. Combine all dry ingredients in a large bowl, whisking thoroughly.
  3. In a smaller bowl, combine all wet ingredients. Pour into cornmeal mixture and stir gently until well incorporated. Batter will be quite wet.
  4. Spoon into prepared muffin tin to just below the top of each baking cup.
  5. Bake 20-25 minutes or until toothpick in the center comes out clean. Serve warm with chili.

Recipes by Simon Clarke

Related Recipes:
Chipotle Chili with Cornbread
Curried Red Lentil Stew


First published in Allergic Living magazine.
To order the magazine, click here.

more recipes like this
back to previous page
Close Close Free E-Letters From Allergic Living Free E-Letters From Allergic LivingFree E-Letters From Allergic Living