Rating: 4 stars
16 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
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If you're looking for an easy chili recipe, check out this Mexican-inspired black bean chili. It features ground chuck, onion, bell pepper, and traditional chili spices. For more easy chilis, check out our complete chili recipe collection.

Recipe by Cooking Light November 1997


Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary

6 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups chili, 1 tablespoon sour cream, and 1 tablespoon cilantro)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Place a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add first 3 ingredients; cook until browned, stirring to crumble. Drain well; return meat mixture to pan. Add broth and next 8 ingredients (broth through beans); bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes or until slightly thick, stirring occasionally.

  • Ladle chili into soup bowls; top with sour cream and cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

346 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 11.6g; saturated fat 4.3g; mono fat 4.7g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 25.4g; carbohydrates 35.5g; fiber 5.5g; cholesterol 44mg; iron 4.9mg; sodium 529mg; calcium 103mg.