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Black Bean Chili


Black bean chili


  • 1 pound dry black beans

  • 2 cups onion (about 2 large), chopped

  • 1 cup red, yellow, or green bell pepper, chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 2 teaspoons chili powder

  • 2 teaspoons cumin

  • 2 teaspoons dried cilantro

  • 1 28-ounce can tomatoes


Soak beans according to package directions. Rinse. Add all ingredients except tomatoes to 3 quarts of water. Bring to boil, then reduce to low heat. Simmer for about 2 hours, until beans are soft and water is gone. Add tomatoes. Cooking until tomatoes are heated. Add salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with fat-free sour cream and chopped scallions.

Serves 6

Each serving contains about 333 calories, 20 g protein, 2 g fat (5% calories from fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 63 g carbohydrates, 15 g fiber, and 204 mg sodium. To make this recipe gluten-free, use only spices or condiments that are gluten-free. Read food labels carefully and contact the company if you have any questions.