Spicy Two-Bean Chili
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Spicy Two-Bean Chili

Mexican-style seasonings and a tasty combination of beans fire up this lively chili recipe.

5
servings
25 min
PREP TIME
50 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Chili

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

1 large (1 cup) onion, chopped

2 ribs (1 cup) celery, sliced

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic

1 cup beer or vegetable broth

1 (28-ounce) can tomatoes, cut-up

1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed, drained

1 (16-ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed, drained

1 tablespoon chili powder

2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves  

1 teaspoon sugar

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

Garnish

Sour cream, if desired

Shredded Cheddar cheese, if desired

Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

 

 *Substitute 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt butter in 3-quart saucepan; add onions, celery and garlic. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 3-4 minutes or until tender.

  2. STEP 2

    Stir in all remaining chili ingredients. Continue cooking 10-15 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover; cook 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. STEP 3

    Top each serving with sour cream, cheese and cilantro, if desired.

Nutrition

240Calories
4Fat (mg)
0Cholesterol (mg)
300Sodium (mg)
40Carbohydrates (g)
12Dietary Fiber
11Protein (g)

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  January 27, 2014

This was great! I'd make it again in a heartbeat, though I wish I'd used a lager instead of the IPA we had on hand. I left this in the slow cooker while I was at work and didn't bother to adjust the amount of liquid in the recipe because there was so little, though I did drain the canned tomatoes.

— says Klayter
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