Black Bean Chili with Cilantro

Try a delicious chili recipe from the Betty Crocker team chili cook off.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

1/4
cup dry sherry or Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
tablespoon olive oil
2
large onions, chopped (2 cups)
1/2
cup chopped celery
1/2
cup chopped carrot
1/2
cup chopped red bell pepper
3
cans (15 oz each) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
2
tablespoons finely chopped garlic
2
tablespoons honey
2
tablespoons tomato paste
4
teaspoons chili powder or to taste
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
Salt and pepper to taste

Garnishes, if desired

Additional chopped onion
Shredded Monterey Jack cheese
Plain yogurt or sour cream
  • 1 1n 4- to 5-quart Dutch oven, heat sherry and oil over medium heat. Add onions; cook until softened. Add celery, carrot and bell pepper; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients except garnishes. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer 45 to 60 minutes or until chili is desired thickness. Garnish individual servings with onion, cheese and a dollop of yogurt.

Expert Tips

Cilantro, also called Chinese parsley, can be found year-round in most grocery stores. Choose a bunch with leaves that are bright in color with no sign of wilting.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
560mg
560%;
Total Carbohydrate
70g
70%
(Dietary Fiber
23g
23%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
19g
19%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
35%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.