Black Bean Chili

Forget traditional pinto beans and serve up a bowl of black bean chili instead. Easy recipes for chicken black bean chili, black bean vegetarian chili, and a colorful sweet potato version go from pot to table in a flash. Serve with a topping bar of green onions, avocados, shredded cheese, and fresh tomatoes.

See Popular Black Bean Chili Recipes

Black Bean Chili Recipes for a Hot Holloween

Black or red? Chili, that is, for the perfect Halloween party. (No, ants were never the issue here.)

Turkey Chili Corn Bread Casseroles

Ladies' Home Journal

These mini turkey and bean casseroles are topped with homemade corn bread, making each serving a complete meal.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Pork Rib Black Bean Chili

Ladies' Home Journal

Soak the beans overnight so they maintain their shape and texture during cooking.

Total: 7 hrs 15 mins

Quinoa Harvest Chili

Midwest Living

For a vegetarian chili that's as satisfying as the beef variety, add protein-packed quinoa and black beans.

Black Bean Pork Chili


This easy chili is sure to keep you warm this fall!

Three-Bean Vegetarian Chili

Better Homes and Gardens

Chocolate-flavored syrup adds an intriguing undertone to this Cajun-accented chili recipe.

Zesty Black Bean Chili

Midwest Living

Turkey kielbasa keeps the fat low in this 30-minute bean chili. Salsa helps make its spicy sauce.

MVP Chili

Johnsonville Italian Sausage

Quick Three-Bean Chili

Food & Wine

Some chilis need to simmer for a long time to help the flavors develop. This one doesn't because Melissa Rubel Jacobson, F&W Test Kitchen Associate, mixes in a little bit of bacon, which instantly adds meatiness and a nice smoky flavor.

Total: 30 mins

Spicy Black Bean Chili

Better Homes and Gardens

For a complete meal, serve this spicy meatless chili with fresh-from-the-oven corn bread.

Caribbean Chili with Black Beans

Better Homes and Gardens

Zesty Black-Bean Chili

Better Homes and Gardens

Bottled salsa saves you the effort of chopping tomatoes, onions, and peppers for this spicy turkey chili recipe.

Super-Bean Vegetarian Chili

Heart-Healthy Living

Need to boost the fiber in your diet? This meatless chili dinner should do it. It has more than half of your fiber needs for the day!

Total: 30 mins

Venison Chili

Better Homes and Gardens

Chicken Chili with Black Beans and Corn

By substituting chicken for beef and loading up on beans and fresh vegetables, this chili recipe is healthier than most!

Butternut Squash and Black Bean Chili

Family Circle

Employ your slow cooker to do almost all of the work for you to create this rib-sticking vegetarian chili. Come dinnertime, set out tortilla chips to scoop up each beany bite or spoon some chili atop a baked white or sweet potato.

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