In medium saucepan coated with cooking spray cook and stir onion and garlic over medium heat about 3 minutes or until tender.
Stir in chili powder. Cook and stir for 30 seconds. Add undrained tomatoes, beans and tomato sauce. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 3 to 5 minutes or until desired consistency. Ladle into bowls. Top with cheese (if desired), sour cream and onions.
Southwestern Turkey Chili: Prepare as above, except cook 2 ounces extra lean ground turkey along with the onion and garlic about 3 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink. Drain off any fat. Continue with recipe as directed in step 2 above, except decrease kidney beans to 1/4 cup.
MAKE IT A MEAL:.
-24 Special K Multi-Grain Crackers.
-1 container (6 ounces) low-fat peach yogurt topped with 2 to 4 tablespoons fresh blueberries.