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Shrimp ‘n’ Black Bean Chili

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

6 servings

It’s not spicy, but this chili is sure to warm you up during those cold winter evenings. “Since this recipe calls for precooked shrimp and canned goods, it is very quick to prepare,“ explains Elizabeth Hunt of Kirbyville, Texas.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup picante sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Hot cooked rice, optional

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, saute onion and green pepper in oil for 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir in the beans, tomatoes, broth, picante sauce, cumin and basil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes or until heated through.
  2. Add shrimp; simmer 3-4 minutes longer or until heated through. Serve with rice if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 190 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 115mg cholesterol, 504mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 5g fiber), 20g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.

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