Black Bean and Corn Chili

If you’re looking for a super simple chili recipe, look no further!  This recipe for Black Bean and Corn Chili requires no chopping; just combine six simple ingredients, heat and eat! Not only is this chili simple, it is power packed with nutrition from vitamin and antioxidant rich tomatoes plus fiber and protein packed black beans. Great for a cold winter day!

 

 

 

Black Bean and Corn Chili

Serves 7 – 1 cup servings

 

 

 

Ingredients:

 

1 pound lean ground beef

1 (1.25) oz. package chili seasoning

1 (28 oz.) can petite diced tomatoes

1 (14.5) oz. can no salt added corn, rinsed and drained

1 (15 oz.) can no salt added black beans, rinsed and drained

½ cup water or more to your desired consistency

 

 

 

Instructions:

  1. Brown ground beef in large saucepan, Dutch oven or electric skillet. Drain well and return to pan or to a slow cooker.
  2. Stir in chili seasoning, tomatoes, corn, beans and water. Bring to a boil and simmer, stirring occasionally, 10 min.  If using a slow cooker, cook on low for 4-5 hours.  Serve with light sour cream, shredded cheese and whole-grain tortilla chips if desired.

 

Nutrition information per serving:  Calories 260, fat 6g, carbohydrate 28g, dietary fiber 6g, protein 25g

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