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Black Bean Beef Chili Recipe

Black Bean Beef Chili Recipe

Easy recipe: ground beef chili recipe with black beans.  Perfect for cold Fall and Winter days.  

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 320 kcal
Author Julia


Black Bean Beef Chili Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion , chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves , chopped
  • 1 carrot , chopped
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 28 oz whole plum tomatoes , from the can
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 15 oz black beans , from the can
  • salt to taste


  • 1/4 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup green onions
  • 1/4 cup sour cream


  1. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet, add ground beef and cook until browned and all juices came out on medium heat covered – about 10-15 minutes. Drain from grease and juices.

  2. In a large pan, heat olive oil on medium heat, add onions and garlic, cook for about 3 minutes, add carrot and continue cooking for 2 more minutes, stirring.

  3. Add cumin, paprika, chili powder, Italian seasoning to the onion mixture and continue cooking, stirring, to mix everything well. Add cooked and drained ground beef from step 1.

  4. Add canned tomatoes with juices, slicing tomatoes into small chunks before adding. Add beef broth. Bring mixture to boil and cook covered on low heat, simmering, for 1 hour.

  5. After 1 hour, add black beans, salt and continue cooking for 20 more minutes, covered.

  6. To serve, top with grated cheddar cheese, chopped green onions and sour cream.

Nutrition Facts
Black Bean Beef Chili Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 320 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 47mg16%
Sodium 377mg16%
Potassium 715mg20%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 2840IU57%
Vitamin C 11.9mg14%
Calcium 131mg13%
Iron 4.9mg27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.