Chili with Black Beans and Beef

  • Yield: 8 to 10 servings


2 onions, chopped
1 red bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped
1tablespoon minced garlic
3pounds ground sirloin
2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (28-ounce) can no-salt-added whole tomatoes, chopped with their juice
1 (12-ounce) can no-salt-added tomato paste
1 (14-ounce) can no-salt-added Italian-style tomatoes, chopped, with their juice
1 (7-ounce) can chopped green chilies, undrained
1 (12-ounce) can light beer
1/3 to 1/2cup chili powder
1tablespoon dried basil
1tablespoon dried oregano
1tablespoon ground cumin
Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large pot coated with nonstick cooking spray, saute onions, red pepper and garlic over medium-high heat, stirring constantly until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add ground sirloin, cooking until meat is browned, about 6 minutes.  Drain off any excess grease. Stir in black beans, tomatoes, Italian-style tomato paste, tomatoes, green chilies, beer, chili powder, basil, oregano, cumin and salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
  3. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 353
  • Fat 9g
  • Saturated Fat 2.9g
  • Cholesterol 81mg
  • Sodium 702mg