Black Bean Chili

Servings: 4

Prep Time: 15 to 20 min

Cook Time: 75 min


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


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Add beans with liquid and heat 15 minutes to blend flavors.
  4. Serve with croutons, onion, cheddar cheese and avocado.