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Author Notes: If you’re looking for an easy, comforting and delicious vegetarian chili recipe, this is it!
My family loves chili! We make a gazillion versions of it , and use it in another gazillion ways- this one’s straight out of our weeknight chili collection. With a 5-minute prep, which includes opening 4 cans, putting this chili together is a breeze! Possibilities are endless with this dish. You can swap the beans with your favorite kind, add your favorite toppings- sour cream, cheese, jalapeños, spring onions, avocados and enjoy it as-is, or, use it as a topping for some amazing Chili Nachos, or, mix it with rice, wrap it in a tortilla and you have a Bean & Chili Burrito. During football season, you will always find a version of this on my table, every Sunday!
It also makes for a great potluck dish. I make it in my Instant Pot, cover it and take the whole pot along- set it to SAUTE to warm it up and serve it right out of the pot- cannot get easier than that.
This Chili can be made on the stove-top as well (instructions can be found in the Notes section at http://garammasalakitchen.com/weeknight-bean-chili-in-instant-pot). —Garam Masala Kitchen
- 30-32 ounces canned black beans, rinsed
- 14 ounces diced tomatoes
- 4 ounces canned green chillies
- 3 tablespoons taco seasoning mix
- 1/2 cup frozen corn
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1/2 green pepper, chopped
- 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder (optional)
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 3/4-1 cups water (for topping for nachos, reduce to 1/2 cup for
- Heat Instant Pot on SAUTE till it reads HOT. Add olive oil, onions, green pepper and sauté for 1 minute. Add seasoning mix and stir for 30 seconds, this wakes up the spices. Add all remaining ingredients and stir. Close lid, vent set to SEALING. Cook on MANUAL (High) for 8 minutes, NPR or QR after 10 minutes.
- Open the lid, check for salt. Cool for 5 minutes. Garnish with your favorite chili toppings- cilantro, shredded cheese, sour cream, avocados, tortilla chips etc.