Black-Bean Chili

Black-Bean Chili
Servings: 8 Prep 20 mins Cook 2 hrs

Ingredients

  • 1 pound black turtle beans, rinsed*
  • 2 tablespoons oregano
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 2 large yellow onions
  • 1/2 sweet green pepper
  • 1 sweet red pepper
  • 1 4 ounce can green chilies, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar

Make It

1. Place beans in large pot. Add water to cover beans by several inches. Bring to boil. Reduce heat. Cover and cook 1-1/4 hours or until tender. Add more water if necessary. Strain beans, reserving 1 cup cooking water. Return with beans back to pot.

2. Toast oregano and cumin in small pan over medium heat, shaking often, 3 minutes. Don'tburn.

3. Finely chop onion and peppers. Coat large pan with cooking spray. Saute onion, peppers, chilies, garlic, salt, paprika, cayenne and cumin mixture over medium heat 10 minutes, until onions are soft. Add tomatoes; simmer, covered, 10 minutes. Add with vinegar to beans. Simmer 20 minutes.

4. Serve in bowls topped with no-fat sour cream and chopped green onion.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 251, Fat, total (g): 1, chol. (mg): , carb. (g): 47, pro. (g): 16, sodium (mg): 884, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.