Black Bean Chili

Black Bean Chili

A warm, inviting blend of spices and a heaping helping of protein and fiber give this hearty Black Bean Chili its mass appeal.

Forget store bought-mixes and canned chili — this healthier chili features black beans and cannellini beans, a flavorful spice blend, low-sodium organic chicken broth, and diced fresh green chilis.

Not only does this dish make an excellent weeknight dinner it tastes even better when you reheat it for lunch the next day!

Black bean chili in a bowl
4.17 from 6 votes

Black Bean Chili

This healthier chili features a host of wholesome spice blend, low-sodium organic chicken broth, cannellini and black beans, and freshly diced green chilis.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 19 mins
Total Time 29 mins
Servings 6 servings
Calories 175 kcal
Author BODi


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 3 cups low-sodium organic chicken or vegetable broth
  • 4 oz. all-natural tomato paste
  • 1 (4-oz.) can diced green chiles (with liquid)
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • 1 (15-oz.) can black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 (15-oz.) can cannellini (white) beans, drained, rinsed


  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until tender.
  3. Add broth, tomato paste, chiles, cumin, chili powder, black beans, and cannellini beans. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook at a gentle boil, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.
  4. Ladle evenly into six serving bowls.
Nutrition Facts
Black Bean Chili
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 175 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 507mg22%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 9g18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Container Equivalents
½ Green
1½ Yellow
½ tsp

2B Mindset Plate It!
For the vegan plan, serve with a side salad or veggies for a great lunch option. For non-vegans, serve with a side salad or veggies and replace half of the beans with a protein for lunch.

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