Friday recipe: bean & corn chili

Good hearty, cozy meals for winter aren’t always healthy. I like this easy crockpot recipe because it sounds fairly easy and full of veggies and beans!

Bean & corn chili, from the Disney Family site (makes 6 servings)


photo from, along with recipe

2 tablespoons red wine
1/2 teaspoon olive oil
2 medium onions, finely chopped
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 green bell pepper, finely chopped
1 red bell pepper, finely chopped
1 rib celery, finely sliced
6 Roma tomatoes, chopped
2 cans (15 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 1/2 cups fat-free chicken or vegetable broth
1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
1 cup frozen corn kernels
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon ground coriander


1. Heat red wine and olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat until hot. Add onions and garlic; cook and stir until onions are tender. Transfer to crockpot slow cooker.

2. Add bell peppers, celery, tomatoes, beans, broth, tomato paste, corn, salt, chili powder, black pepper, cumin, cayenne pepper, oregano and coriander. Mix well.

3. Cover; cook on low 6 to 8 hours or on high 3 to 4 hours.

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