Vegetarian Chili Recipe


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) Progresso® black beans, drained, rinsed

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

1 1/2 cups 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


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.

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