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Chipotle Chili Non-Carne

30 MINUTES OR LESS This spicy chili really warms the bones on a cold evening. Chipotle powder is made from smoked jalapeño peppers. Look for it in specialty gourmet stores. To make the chili milder, omit the chipotle powder and reduce the chili powder to two teaspoons. MEAL PLAN:…

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30 MINUTES OR LESS

This spicy chili really warms the bones on a cold evening. Chipotle powder is made from smoked jalapeño peppers. Look for it in specialty gourmet stores. To make the chili milder, omit the chipotle powder and reduce the chili powder to two teaspoons.
MEAL PLAN: Delicious with cornbread. Add a tossed green salad with low-fat bottled cilantro dressing.

Servings
serving

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 green or yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1/4 tsp. chipotle chile powder or to taste
  • 1 Tbs. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 3 (15-oz.) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 14 1/2-oz. can diced tomatoes

Preparation

  1. In large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring often, 2 minutes. Add bell pepper and corn and cook, stirring often, 2 minutes. Stir in chipotle powder, chili powder, cumin and oregano and cook 1 minute. Stir in beans, tomatoes and 3/4 cup water.
  2. Reduce heat, partially cover pan and simmer, stirring occasionally, 20 minutes. If chili becomes too thick, add 1/4 cup hot water. Add salt and pepper to taste. If desired, sprinkle chili with shredded cheese before serving.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size Serves 6
  • Calories 341
  • Carbohydrate Content 63 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 2 g
  • Fiber Content 21 g
  • Protein Content 21 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Sodium Content 25 mg
  • Sugar Content 0 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g