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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 Jul 31, 2019

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.

Nutrition

280 Calories, 3 1/2g Total Fat, 13g Protein, 48g Total Carbohydrate, 10g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/3 Cups
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
35
Total Fat
3 1/2g
6%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
390mg
16%
Potassium
890mg
25%
Total Carbohydrate
48g
16%
Dietary Fiber
11g
45%
Sugars
10g
Protein
13g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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