(X)Festive Black Bean Chili

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  1. pat fan

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    2 c. chopped onions
    2 garlic cloves, minced or preddes
    1/2 c. water
    1 tblsp. ground cumin
    1 tblsp. ground coriander
    1 c. prepared mexican style salsa
    2 red and/or green peppers, chopped
    3 c. cooked black beans (2 - 15 oz. cans, rinsed & drained)
    3 c. canned whole tomatoes, with juice (28 oz. can)
    2 c. fresh or frozen corn kernals (11 oz. package)
    salt to taste
    tabasco or other hot pepper sauce to taste
    1/4 c. chopped fresh cilantro, or to taste (optional)

    In a covered pot, cook the onions and garlic in water on high heat, stirring frequesntly, for about 5 min. Add cumin and coriander and stir on high heat 1 minute. Stir in salsa and peppers, lower heat,cover,simmer for 5 minutes,stirring occasionaly. Add black beans and tomatoes; simmer for 10 minutes. Add corn and cook 10 minutes. Add salt and tabasco to taste. Stir in cilantro if desired.

    4-6 servings (11 oz. servings) 4 points per serving
    222 calories, 2 G. fat, .3 G sat. fat, 0 MG. cholesterol, 3.8 G. fiber

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