Lafd Engine Co. No. 28's Vegetarian Black Bean Chili Recipe

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Lafd Engine Co. No. 28's Vegetarian Black Bean Chili
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  1. Roast dried ancho and guajillo chiles on a baking sheet at 375 degrees for about 4 minutes to release their oils.
  2. Place in a blender with 3/4 cups hot water and allow to stand for 5 minutes, then puree; add more water if necessary to make a paste; reserve.
  3. Heat a small heavy skillet over medium heat; and add cumin seeds, stirring until they begin to color.
  4. Stir in oregano leaves, shaking pan frequently so herbs don't burn.
  5. When aroma is strong, remove pan from heat and add paprika and cayenne, stir.
  6. Place mixture in a blender and grind into a coarse powder, set aside.
  7. Heat olive oil in a 6 quart soup pot, over medium heat.
  8. Add and saute onions until tender, add garlic, ground spice mixture, salt and 1/2 ancho and guajillo chile paste and cook 5 minutes.
  9. Add tomatoes, juice and about 1 teaspoon chipotle chile.
  10. Simmer 15 minutes, add cooked black beans and cooking water and cook 10 minutes.
  11. Adjust chiles and salt to taste; add vinegar and chopped cilantro, cook 5 minutes longer.
  12. Adjust seasonings to taste one last time, and serve.
  13. Serve with bowls of chopped green onions, cheddar cheese, creme fraich and cilantro leaves.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 125.13 Kcal (524 kJ)
Calories from fat 68.41 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.6g 12%
Cholesterol 8.19mg 3%
Sodium 101.19mg 4%
Potassium 184.32mg 4%
Total Carbs 10.09g 3%
Sugars 0.47g 2%
Dietary Fiber 3.2g 13%
Protein 4.45g 9%
Vitamin C 1.3mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Calcium 70.6mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 168.43 Kcal (705 kJ)
Calories from fat 92.08 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.23g 12%
Cholesterol 11.03mg 3%
Sodium 136.21mg 4%
Potassium 248.1mg 4%
Total Carbs 13.59g 3%
Sugars 0.63g 2%
Dietary Fiber 4.31g 13%
Protein 5.99g 9%
Vitamin C 1.7mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 1.9mg 8%
Calcium 95.1mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 2.5
  • 3

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

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