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Awesome Spicy Black Bean Chili

What you need: 

2 teaspoon olive or vegetable oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 large green bell pepper, chopped
1-2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
1 Tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon oregano
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
(1) 14 oz. can diced tomatoes
(2) 16 oz. cans black beans, rinsed and drained (OR 1 can black beans & one can kidney beans)
1 cup corn
1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)

What you do: 

Add chopped onion, bell pepper, jalapeno, garlic and oil to large skillet. Cook over medium heat until vegies are soft (about 5 mins). Add spices, tomatoes (undrained)and beans and simmer for 15 mins. Stir in corn, cook 2 mins. Add cilantro and serve.
-You can add water for a soupier consistency.
-Use only one jalapeno and omit the cayenne if you don't like spicy.
-This recipe is great for big groups, and the recipe can be stretched by serving the chili over elbow macaroni. Enjoy!

Preparation Time: 
30 mins
Cooking Time: 
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Quick, easy & tasty.  It was a little too thick for me so next time I'll add some tomato sauce.  I also like my chili with more heat so I'll add more spices or another jalepeno.  Overall it was really good especially with a dolop of Tofutti sour cream on top.


A beautifulyl flexible chili!

I had it for the first time on Christmas 2005. I love it because it carries a great taste and special memories for me!!

Highly recommended for those looking for a quick and easy dish that can last for days!



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