Spicy Black Bean Barbecue Chili

Spicy Black Bean Barbecue Chili

Spicy slow-cooked black bean chili - perfect for dinner!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

13:45

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

2
cups dried black beans (1 pound), sorted and rinsed
10
cups water
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
6
cloves garlic, finely chopped
4
cups water
1
can (14 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained
1
cup hickory barbecue sauce
1
chipotle chili in adobo sauce, finely chopped, plus 1 teaspoon adobo sauce (from 11-ounce can)
2
cups frozen veggie crumbles
1
medium green or red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
  1. Heat beans and 10 cups water to boiling in 4-quart Dutch oven; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 10 minutes; remove from heat. Cover and let stand 1 hour.
  2. Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook onion and garlic in oil about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender and light golden brown.
  3. Drain beans. Place beans in 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker. Add 4 cups water and onion mixture.
  4. Cover and cook on low heat setting 10 to 12 hours or until beans are tender. Stir in tomatoes, barbecue sauce, chili, adobo sauce and frozen veggie crumbles. Cover and cook on high heat setting 30 minutes. Serve chili sprinkled with bell pepper and cilantro.
Makes 6 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
For chili that is spicier, use 2 chipotle chilies and 2 teaspoons adobo sauce.
Time-Saver
Soak beans in cold water overnight rather than using the quick-soak method in the recipe.
Serve-With
Serve this black bean chili with crusty bread or rolls and a salad of leafy greens.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 350
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 840mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 66g
    • (Dietary Fiber 11g,
  • Protein 22g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 Starch;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 1 Very Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.