Black Bean Chili With Butternut Squash and Swiss Chard

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by MarissaB

Got this recipe from my nutritionist. I use nearly twice as much Swiss Chard than the recipe calls for, but feel free to experiment, and use however much you want.

Top Review by mambo 5

Made this the other night and loved it. Husband was set to order pizza after dinner....till he ATE dinner. I roasted the butternut squash before adding it to onions and farlic which added flavor and cut down on cooking time. I added a full bunch of swiss chard which was almost double the recipe, but it was great.Also, used chicken broth. But really, this was hearty and deliciously flavorful!!! A keeper for sure!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in heavy large pot over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onions and garlic; saute until tender and golden, about 9 minutes.
  3. Add squash; stir 2 minutes. Stir in chili powder, cinnamon, and cumin. Stir in beans, broth, and tomatoes with juices. Bring to boil.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until squash is tender, about 15 minutes.
  5. Stir in chard; simmer until chard is tender but still bright green, about 4 minutes longer.
  6. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  7. Ladle chili into bowls and serve. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro or red onion if desired.

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