Black Bean Tortilla Chili

Recipe Submitted By: BUSH’S® Beans   Photo By: BUSH’S® Beans
Crispy strips of corn tortillas make a fun topping for this easy black bean chili.
 
  • Prep: 20 Minutes
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  • Cook: 30 Minutes
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  • Total: 50 Minutes
 
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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 (6- or 8-inch) corn tortillas, cut into 2-inch strips
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 (15 ounce) can corn, undrained
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 (15 ounce) can BUSH’S® Black Beans, drained
  • 1 (16 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
 
  1. Heat half the oil in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Add cut tortillas and lightly brown. Remove to a paper towel-lined plate; let drain.
  2. Heat remaining oil in saucepan. Add onion, red pepper, garlic, corn and seasonings. Cook 4 minutes; stir often.
  3. Add beans and tomato sauce. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Simmer 20 minutes.
  4. Serve topped with tortilla strips, cheese, green onions, sour cream and cilantro.
Chef Tips
You can subtly spice this dish up by replacing the Monterey Jack cheese with Jalapeno Monterey Jack cheese.
Nutrition Information
 
Reviewed By: slc67
I made this today, and it was really yummy and filling. I only added 8oz of tomato sauce, 1 can of Ro-tel tomatoes, and some red pepper flakes.