1 large onion, chopped
4 large cloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons chili powder
1 medium-size sweet green pepper, cored, seeded and diced
1 medium-size sweet red pepper, cored, seeded and diced
1 medium-size zucchini, diced
1 medium-size yellow squash, diced
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1 can (14.5 ounces) stewed tomatoes
1 can (11 ounces) corn kernels, drained
1 can (15.5 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
1/4 teaspoon salt
Accompaniments, optional: cooked rice, sour cream and shredded cheddar cheeseHeat oil in 4-quart pot over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and chili powder; saute for 5 minutes. Add green and red peppers; saute 5 minutes. Add zucchini, squash, oregano and ground red pepper; saute for 5 minutes. Add tomatoes; cook 10 minutes. Stir in corn, black beans and salt; cook for 5 minutes.
Serve with the accompaniments, if desired.
Note: Chili is always better with the extra punch of a tasty garnish, from scallions to sour cream. Try this easy-on-you guacamole:
3 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
Mash avocado flesh in a bowl. Stir in red onion, lime juice, cilantro, jalapeno, salt, and hot-pepper sauce. Refrigerate. Spoon a dollop on each chili serving.
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