Easy Black Bean Chili
Quick and easy, this hearty chili is ready to serve in just 30 minutes or less!
2 pounds lean ground beef
1 large onion, chopped
2 teaspoons garlic, finely chopped
1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (14-ounce) can ready-diced tomatoes with juice
1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 (4-ounce) can diced mild green chiles
1 teaspoon ground cumin
Shredded cheddar cheese
Chopped fresh cilantro
- In large saucepan, brown ground beef over medium high heat until done; drain excess fat. Stir in onions and garlic and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until onions are soft and lightly browned, 3 to 4 minutes.
- Add beans, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, chili powder, chiles and cumin, bring to a boil and continue cooking for 20 to 30 minutes for flavors to blend.
- Ladle hot chili into individual serving bowls and top with accompaniments, if desired.
Makes 8 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe; without accompaniments): 379.8 calories; 33% calories from fat; 13.8g total fat; 67.9mg cholesterol; 912.0mg sodium; 954.2mg potassium; 34.6g carbohydrates; 11.6g fiber; 4.4g sugar; 23.0g net carbs; 30.4g protein.