Black Bean and Butternut Squash Chili for #SundaySupper

I’m a squash using fool this year. Low calorie, filling, and delicious it is my “meat” of choice this winter and I’m trying to think of every way in which to use it. I already have ideas spinning around in my head: enchiladas, soup, salads. Gosh I can’t wait to make all these delicious dinners.

Black Bean and Butternut Squash Chili

This recipe is an adaptation from All You magazine and only has 276 calories per serving (in the original form, still pretty close with mine). I was just craving cornbread, which added a few calories to my dinner. Since my kitchen was still a disaster I opted for a boxed mix. It was an easy fix to make right in the pan you cook it in. You know I’m loving minimal dishes.

And as for the chili, the directions called for sauteing the peppers and onions. I skipped that step and just tossed it all in the crockpot (with a liner). The veggies were soft, but I still thought the chili was a little mild. My personal preference was to add more heat.

Black Bean and Butternut Squash Chili - Supper for a Steal

 

Anyone who says vegetarian/vegan meals can’t be filling needs a bowl of this chili. I topped mine with a small amount of shredded cheddar cheese, but leave that off for a hearty vegan dish.
Black Bean and Butternut Squash Chili for #SundaySupper
 
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 medium red onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 jalapenos, diced
  • 1 butternut squash, peeled and chopped (1/2 pieces)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1½ tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ⅛ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 (14oz) can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 2 (14oz) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2½ cups vegetable stock
Instructions
  1. Dump all ingredients into a crockpot, stir, and let cook 7-8 hours on low or 4 hours on high. Top with favorite chili toppings.
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  1. says

    I love black beans and butternut combined – so filling and flavorful! I love the ingredients in this dish; I just might have to whip it up when it gets cool again (I mean…if it ever cools down? What is up with this weather…).
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