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Black Beans Tortilla Chili

Made with our plump, flavorful Black Beans and crisp frozen corn, this easy chili recipe can be made in about 30 minutes. Top with cheese and crispy strips of corn tortillas. These recipes were created with our vegetarian friends in mind. However, we recommend reading each label to make sure every ingredient suits your dietary needs. Please also remember that product formulations can change, so if you ever have any questions, make sure to contact the product manufacturer!

  • Prep Time

    20 Mins

  • Cook Time

    30 Mins

  • Serves


Black bean chili topped with tortilla strips in a pale green bowl

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Serves: 4
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 (6 or 8-inch) corn tortillas, cut into 2-inch strips
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 can (15 oz) corn, undrained
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1½ tsp dried oregano
  • 1½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 can (15 oz) Bush's® Black Beans, drained
  • ¼-½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
  • Salt and pepper

Optional Toppings

Cheese Green onions Sour cream Cilantro

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Cooking Instructions

  1. 1

    Heat half the oil in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat.

    • Oil

  2. 2

    Add cut tortillas and lightly brown. Remove to a paper towel-lined plate; let drain.

    • Tortillas

  3. 3

    Heat remaining oil in saucepan.

    • Oil

  4. 4

    Add onion, pepper, garlic, corn and seasonings. Cook 4 minutes; stir often. Add beans and tomato sauce.

    • Onions

    • Bell pepper

    • Garlic

    • Corn

    • Chili powder

    • Oregano

    • Cumin

    • Cayenne pepper

    • 1 can of beans

    • Tomato sauce

  5. 5

    Season with salt and pepper to taste.

    • Salt

    • Pepper

  6. 6

    Simmer 20 minutes.

    • 7

      Serve with optional toppings.

      • Cheese

      • Green onions

      • Sour cream

      • Cilantro

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