Vegetarian Chili

Muir Glen Vegetarian Chili


1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)

1 medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)

4 cloves garlic, finely chopped

2 fresh jalapeño or serrano chiles, seeded, finely chopped

2 cans (15 oz each) black beans, drained, rinsed

2 cans (14.5 oz each) Muir Glen® organic fire roasted or plain diced tomatoes, undrained

1 1/2 cup water

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1/2 teaspoon coarse (kosher or sea) salt

1 cup Cascadian Farm® frozen organic sweet corn

Sour cream or plain yogurt, if desired

Shredded Cheddar cheese, if desired

Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

Prep time: 20 minutes  |  Total time: 1 hour

This hearty corn and black bean chili makes a satisfying main dish. Serve it with warm cornbread or corn tortillas.

Preparation & Directions

  1. In 4-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper, garlic and chiles; cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender.

  2. Stir in black beans, tomatoes, water, chili powder, cumin and salt. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in corn. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 5 minutes longer.

  3. Top each serving with remaining ingredients.

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.

You can vary the heat level of this chili by decreasing or increasing the amount of chiles that you use.

We recommend using organic ingredients where available. For more information see Why Organic?