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Easy Black Bean Chili

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Easy Black Bean Chili
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 6
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We love chili for its rib-sticking deliciousness, and this meatless version is no exception. Just because it’s made with beans, and no meat, doesn’t mean it’s not filling. Cumin, chili powder and chiles add heat, while fire-roasted tomatoes, black beans and sweet corn give it extra flavor.
Updated Apr 7, 2022

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 fresh jalapeño or serrano chiles, seeded, finely chopped
  • 2 cans (15 oz each) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz each) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted or plain diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse (kosher or sea) salt
  • 1 cup Cascadian Farm™ frozen organic sweet corn
  • Sour cream or plain yogurt, if desired
  • Shredded Cheddar cheese, if desired
  • Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    In 4-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper, garlic and chiles; cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender.
  • 2
    Stir in black beans, tomatoes, water, chili powder, cumin and salt. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in corn. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 5 minutes longer.
  • 3
    Top each serving with remaining ingredients.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    You can vary the heat level of this chili by decreasing or increasing the amount of chiles that you use.
  • tip 2
    Serve this veggie chili with warm cornbread or corn tortillas.
  • tip 3
    Cooking Vegetarian? Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is vegetarian. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition

220 Calories, 3g Total Fat, 9g Protein, 39g Total Carbohydrate, 6g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/3 Cups
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
30
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
550mg
23%
Potassium
800mg
23%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
Dietary Fiber
11g
44%
Sugars
6g
Protein
9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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