Double Bean Chili

Double Bean Chili

The best part about our Double Bean Chili is how deeply flavorful it is.

The next best thing is how incredibly easy it is to prep and make. You gotta love a meal that takes only 10 minutes prep!

This easy chili dinner is a mostly hands-off endeavor that’s done in under an hour.

This chili recipe features simple, low-calorie, fresh ingredients, like white cannellini beans and red pinto beans paired with a spice blend that could knock the socks of a fireman.

If you prefer five-alarm chili, pump up the spice and increase the cumin and chili powder to your liking.

4.34 from 6 votes

Double Bean Chili

This easy Double Bean Chili made with bell pepper, garlic, and two types of beans is a mostly hands-off endeavor is done in under an hour.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chili
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 38 mins
Total Time 48 mins
Servings 6 servings, about 1 cup each
Calories 207 kcal
Author Beachbody


  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 (28-oz.) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (15-oz.) can pinto beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 (15-oz.) can cannellini (white) beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder (or to taste)
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp sea salt (or Himalayan salt)


  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion and bell pepper; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 6 minutes, or until onion is translucent.

  3. Add garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute.

  4. Add tomatoes, beans, chili powder, oregano, cumin, and salt. Bring to boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, covered, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Double Bean Chili
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 207 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Sodium 540mg 23%
Total Carbohydrates 38g 13%
Dietary Fiber 12g 48%
Sugars 7g
Protein 11g 22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
1 Legume/Tuber Carb

P90X3 Portions
2½ Carbs

Body Beast Portions
1½ Legume

Portion Fix Containers
½ Green
2 Yellow
½ tsp.

2B Mindset Plate It!
Add more veggies and protein to this FFC as part of lunch for the regular plan. Makes a great protein and/or FFC option as part of the vegan plan for lunch.

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Photo by Amanda Meixner