Black Bean Soup-Chili

By Avera

A bottle of beer is the secret ingredient that puts this black bean chili above the rest!

  • 1 lb extra lean ground beef (5% fat)

  • 1 medium onions , chopped

  • 1 whole jalapeno pepper , seeded and chopped (use gloves when handling)

  • 2 medium garlic cloves , minced

  • 28 oz canned, crushed tomatoes (1- 28 ounce can)

  • 12 floz Beer, light, can/btl, 12 fl ounce

  • 1 tbsp chili powder

  • 1 tbsp ground cumin

  • 2 cup fat free unsalted beef broth

  • 45 oz low sodium canned black beans , rinsed and drained (3-15 ounce cans)

  • 1 tbsp low fat cheddar cheese, shredded (garnish)

  • 1 pinch fresh chopped green onion (garnish)

  • 1 tbsp Sour Cream, light (garnish

  1. In a Dutch oven, brown the beef, onion, jalapeƱo pepper, and garlic over medium-high heat for approximately 6 minutes, stirring constantly. Drain.

  2. Add the tomatoes, beer, chili powder, cumin, and beef broth. Stir and allow to simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes.

  3. Mix in the black beans and cook until thoroughly heated, about 10 minutes.

  4. If desired, garnish with cheese, green onions, and sour cream.

Nutritional Facts

Serving size
1 cup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 176.2
Total Carbs 26.4g
Dietary Fiber 8.4g
Sugars 2g
Total Fat 2.1g
Saturated Fat 0.6g
Unsaturated Fat 1.5g
Potassium 0mg
Protein 16.9g
Sodium 442.1mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Meat
1 Starch
1 1/2 Vegetable

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