Recipe: Black Bean Chili With Corn and Cilantro

Quick, easy and comforting
Black bean chili

This protein and fiber-packed chili is a tasty and super satisfying dish to warm up with as the temperatures dip at night. It’s the perfect meal for an active family or to share with friends at a casual get-together. Enjoy!

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  • 1 cup large onion, chopped
  • 3 fresh garlic cloves, chopped
  • 30 ounces canned black beans, unsalted and rinsed
  • 16 ounces fresh salsa
  • 1 cup green onion, chopped
  • 16 ounces frozen corn
  • 3/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped


  1. Sauté onion in large non-stick saucepan over medium heat until soft and beginning to brown. Add garlic and continue cooking one minute longer.
  2. Add beans, salsa and green onions. Cover and cook over medium heat, about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add corn and cook, stirring until heated.
  4. Add cilantro just before serving so that it stays green.

Nutrition information (per serving)

Makes 4 servings

Calories: 320 (10 calories from fat)
Total fat: 1 g
Saturated fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 40 mg
Carbohydrate: 62 g
Dietary fiber: 14 g
Sugar: 7 g
Protein: 16 g

“Prevent & Reverse Heart Disease,” by Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr. MD.

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