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Vegetarian Black Bean Chili

Yields4 Servings

Vegetarian Black Bean Chili

 ¼ cup olive oil
 2 cups onions, chopped
 1 ⅔ cups red bell peppers, coarsely chopped
 6 garlic cloves, chopped
 2 tbsp chili powder
 2 tsp dried oregano
 1 ½ tsp ground cumin
 ½ tsp cayenne pepper
 15 oz cans black beans (3), rinsed and drained
 ½ cup water
 chopped fresh cilantro
 sour cream
 Monterey Jack cheese, grated
 green onions, chopped

Heat oil in heavy large pot over medium-high heat. Add onions, bell peppers and garlic; saute until onions soften, about 10 minutes. Mix in chili powder, oregano, cumin and cayenne; stir 2 minutes. Mix in beans, 1/2 cup water, and tomato sauce. Bring chili to boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until flavors blend and chili thickens, stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.


Ladle chili into bowls. Garnish with chopped cilantro, sour cream, grated cheese, and green onions.

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