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Chipotle-Black Bean Chili

HOWARD L. PUCKETT
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
Chipotle chiles frequently come packaged in adobo sauce (a Mexican-type red sauce) and can be very hot. They're usually found in the Mexican section of your supermarket. Substitute 1/4 teaspoon of ground pepper for the chipotle, if desired.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon minced drained canned chipotle chile in adobo sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, drained
  • 2 (14.5-ounce) cans no-salt-added whole tomatoes, undrained and chopped
  • 1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chiles, drained
  • Cilantro sprigs (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 248
  • caloriesfromfat 10 %
  • fat 2.7 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 0.8 g
  • protein 13.8 g
  • carbohydrate 46.6 g
  • fiber 7.6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 4.3 mg
  • sodium 613 mg
  • calcium 131 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 3 minutes or until tender. Add chili powder and next 6 ingredients (chili powder through green chiles); bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Ladle chili into individual bowls, and garnish with cilantro sprigs, if desired.