I made the meat version of this with a pound of ground round. I also replaced one of the cans of black beans with a can of red kidney beans. It was a big success, with everyone getting at least 2 helpings. It was fast and easy. I served it with Fritos and the easy corn casserole by in cooking light that is also on this website.
Black Bean Chili
Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Buffy Hargett
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- 3 (15-oz.) cans black beans
- 1 large sweet onion, chopped
- 1 (12-oz.) package meatless burger crumbles
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 4 teaspoons chili powder
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 (14-oz.) can low-sodium fat-free chicken broth
- 2 (14.5-oz.) cans petite diced tomatoes with jalapeños
- Toppings: sour cream, shredded Cheddar cheese, lime wedges, sliced jalapeño peppers, chopped fresh cilantro, chopped tomatoes, corn chips
- 1. Rinse and drain 2 cans black beans. (Do not drain third can.)
- 2. Sauté chopped onion and burger crumbles in hot oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat 6 minutes. Stir in chili powder and next 3 ingredients; sauté 1 minute. Stir in drained and undrained beans, chicken broth, and diced tomatoes. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 10 minutes. Serve chili with desired toppings.
- Note: For testing purposes only, we used Boca Meatless Ground Burger for meatless burger crumbles.
- Meaty Black Bean Chili: Substitute 1 lb. ground round for meatless burger crumbles, sautéing ground round with onion 10 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Omit vegetable oil. Proceed as directed.
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