Crockpot Black Bean Chili

Serves 8

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 large onions, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 (14 oz.) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 tsp. cumin
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 10 oz. pkg. frozen corn
  • 2 (15 oz.) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup picante or taco sauce

Preparation:

In a heavy skillet, saute onions in the olive oil until tender, stirring frequently. Add garlic and cook 2 minutes longer. Add cumin and cayenne pepper, and whatever other spices you might like. Cook for two minutes longer.Mix all ingredients into a 4-5 quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on low about 10 hours. If you have a newer, hotter cooking crockpot, cook on low for 6-7 hours. 

Amount Per Serving Calories 494 Calories from Fat 56 % Daily Value* Total Fat 6.2g 9% Saturated Fat 1.0g 5% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 241mg 10% Total Carbohydrates 88.0g 29% Dietary Fiber 20.8g 83% Sugars 12.2g Protein 26.8g

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Posted on December 6, 2010, in Dinner, Lean and Green, Recipes and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. if you like the heat, add some chopped jalapenos:)

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