Spicy Black Bean Barbecue Chili

Enjoy this spicy slow-cooked black bean chili - perfect for dinner.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 13 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6

Ingredients

2
cups dried black beans (1 pound), sorted and rinsed
10
cups water
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
6
cloves garlic, finely chopped
4
cups water
1
can (14 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained
1
cup hickory barbecue sauce
1
chipotle chili in adobo sauce, finely chopped, plus 1 teaspoon adobo sauce (from 11-ounce can)
2
cups frozen veggie crumbles
1
medium green or red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Heat beans and 10 cups water to boiling in 4-quart Dutch oven; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 10 minutes; remove from heat. Cover and let stand 1 hour.
  • 2 Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook onion and garlic in oil about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender and light golden brown.
  • 3 Drain beans. Place beans in 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker. Add 4 cups water and onion mixture.
  • 4 Cover and cook on low heat setting 10 to 12 hours or until beans are tender. Stir in tomatoes, barbecue sauce, chili, adobo sauce and frozen veggie crumbles. Cover and cook on high heat setting 30 minutes. Serve chili sprinkled with bell pepper and cilantro.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    350
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    840mg
    840%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    66g
    66%
    (Dietary Fiber
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    22g
    22%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    34%;
    Exchanges:
    4 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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