Betsy's Black Bean Chili


Great quick recipe for a rainy night. Serve with low-fat sour cream and shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese for topping.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
5 servings


  • 1 pound ground round

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans no-salt-added black beans

  • 2 (8 ounce) cans no-salt-added tomato sauce

  • 1 (8 ounce) jar salsa, or to taste

  • 1 tablespoon chili seasoning mix


  1. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir beef in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and discard grease.

  2. Drain one can of black beans pour into a large pot over medium heat; add second can black beans, tomato sauce, salsa, and chili seasoning mix. Stir cooked ground round into the beans mixture, bring to a simmer, and cook until the flavors blend, 20 to 25 minutes.

Cook's Note:

You can also just use regular tomato sauce and black beans, rather than their no-salt-added versions.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

260 Calories
5g Fat
34g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 260
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 464mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 10g 36%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 13mg 63%
Calcium 27mg 2%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 917mg 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.