Black Bean Chili

Servings: 4

Prep Time: 15 to 20 min

Cook Time: 75 min

Ingredients

2 pounds; lean ground beef OR 2 pounds ground turkey, plus 2 tablespoons oil

2 medium onions; chopped

2 cloves garlic; minced

2 (14-1/2 ounce) cans; stewed tomatoes

2 tablespoons; chili powder

2 teaspoons; cumin

2 teaspoons; leaf oregano

2 teaspoons; salt

1/2 teaspoon; pepper

1 (15 ounce) can; black beans

Mrs. Cubbison's Classic Seasoned Croutons

Diced onion

Shredded cheddar cheese

Diced avocado

Directions

  • In large saucepan, brown ground beef. If using turkey, heat oil and brown turkey. Stir to break up meat. Add onions and garlic, sauté until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes, chili, cumin, oregano, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer about 1 hour. Stir occasionally, uncover to thicken or add hot water if needed until desired consistency is reached.
  • Add beans with liquid and heat 15 minutes to blend flavors.
  • Serve with croutons, onion, cheddar cheese and avocado.