Black Bean Chili

By November 19, 2018Recipes


Black Bean Chili
It’s the season for chili! This protein-packed black bean chili recipe is ready in just 45 minutes! Click below for variations of this recipe.

Ingredients (8 servings)
1.5 pounds 95% lean ground beef
3 cups coarsely chopped carrots, sliced celery, chopped onions and/or chopped sweet peppers
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon canola oil
2 (15 ounce) cans no-salt-added black beans, rinsed and drained
2 (14.5 ounce) cans no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
1 cup 50%-less-sodium beef broth
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
½ teaspoon black pepper or crushed red pepper
Sliced green onion, chopped onion, snipped fresh parsley, snipped fresh cilantro, chopped tomato and/or plain fat-free Greek yogurt (optional)
Chili powder or ground cumin (optional)

Prep 25 min.
Ready In 45 min.

In a 6-quart Dutch oven, cook ground beef, vegetables and garlic in hot oil over medium-high heat until meat is brown and vegetables are tender, using a wooden spoon to break up meat as it cooks. Drain off fat. Stir beans, the canned tomatoes, the tomato sauce, broth, the 2 tablespoons chili powder, the oregano and black pepper into mixture in Dutch oven.Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.Ladle chili into bowls. If desired, serve with sliced green onion, additional onion, parsley, cilantro, fresh tomato and/or yogurt. If desired, sprinkle with additional chili powder or ground cumin.

Nutrition information
Serving size: 1 to 1.5 cups
Per serving: 267 calories
8 servings

6g fat(2g sat)
9g fiber
27g carbohydrates
26g protein
22mcg folate
53mg cholesterol
8g sugars
3,826 IU vitamin A
14mg vitamin C
104mg calcium
5mg iron
490mg sodium
840mg potassium