Three Bean Chili (6 Servings)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 266.5
  • Total Fat: 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,268.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 49.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 17.9 g
  • Protein: 16.3 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Three Bean Chili (6 Servings) calories by ingredient

Number of Servings: 6


    1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    1 humongous onion, diced
    1 15-ounce can of pinto beans, drained and rinsed
    1 15-ounce can of black beans, drained and rinsed
    1 15-ounce can of kidney beans, drained and rinsed
    1 28-ounce plus one 15-ounce can diced tomatoes
    1 cup water or stock
    2 tablespoons chili powder
    1 1/2 teaspoons cumin
    1 teaspoon ground coriander
    1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa
    1 minced chipotle in adobo, from a can, or if your store is out, ahem, 1/4 teaspoon cayenne will do (the amount here will add a nice kick so tune it up or down according to your tastes; the type and brand of chili powder you use will also affect the heat)
    Salt and pepper, to taste
    Sliced green onions, for garnish


Ingredients you might add, if you are not me: Peppers or ground beef (with the onions), fresh cilantro (stirred in at the very end)

Heat vegetable oil in a large pot, adding diced onion and sauteing until browned. Add beans, tomatoes, water or stock and spices, including cocoa, all at once, letting mixture simmer for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Adjust seasonings to taste.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    I love this recipe, very easy to make, and full of goodies. I also add carrots and celery because I love the crunch. - 8/20/13

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    Loved it. - 4/25/10