Southwest Bean Filling

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
This Southwest Bean Filling is a starter recipe for filling black bean tacos, quesadilla, added to making great southwestern taco soup and so much more.


This filling can be made all vegetarian or by using sauteed chicken, become a meat lovers delight.


There are so many creative ways to use this delicious filling and it's so versatile.


Leftovers can be better than the first time for sure creating even a new way to use it.


These are simple ingredients, including chicken, peppers and black beans can transform into chili and soups too!


It's perfect for celebrating any kind of game day, taco Tuesday, Cinco De Mayo or just because it's so darn delicious!


Get creative with this basic and easy to prepare this one-pan filling and make something your family will love.


This basic filling can even be used to top cooked pasta or rice, just as an example.


Check out the many suggestions below to make this easy Southwest Bean Filling!




this is a southwest bean peppers and chicken filling started for many kinds of meals






Add Whatever You Like



This is a basic recipe.


If you don't like black beans, add white.


If you don't like corn leave it out.


Put in hot peppers if you like spicy.


You can substitute anything and everything you love, anything goes in this filling.


If you love onions add them or even more garlic!





beans and peppers with chickens in a fry pan sauteed




Endless Possibilities



This is the perfect pan of delicious Mexican style one pan meal.


A great filling for burritos, flour tortilla shells or corn tortilla.


You can pour this over white cooked rice, use as a filling for Mexican lasagna or just with cooked pasta of your choice.


Adding a few other ingredients like whole tomatoes or tomato sauce with corn it will become a great Southwestern style soup!


This also makes a great topping for a salad bowl.



this is a pan of black beans, peppers, chicken and tomatoes for a Mexican filling dinner with flour tortilla



So Many Possibilities and Meals



We love a good bowl of chili.


Vegetarian chili happens to be my favorite.


You can omit the chicken and make this all vegan.


Or for the meat lovers, you can also just substitute the chicken for ground beef, pork or ground turkey.




this is a pan of black beans, peppers, chicken and tomatoes for a Mexican filling dinner with flour tortilla this is a Southwest pot of chili with corn and beans



Get Creative



I only give you some suggestions on what you can do with this delicious filling and my suggestions are everything I have tried this one myself.


Anything goes, you can change and add whatever your family likes.


I always said this was a great way to hide vegetables from the kids and they ate this no matter how I served it.


Also, if you love spicy by all means add more cayenne pepper and spice!




these are Nachos made with a Southwest chili on top, lettuce and olives with jalapeno peppers and sour cream




Some ingredients You Will Need



  • Chicken boneless breasts
  • black beans
  • corn
  • diced tomatoes
  • plum tomatoes diced
  • bell peppers sliced thin or 1 can green chilies
  • chili powder, cumin, granulated garlic,
  • salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, dried oregano to taste
  • Olive oil





these are Nachos made with a Southwest chili on top, lettuce and olives with jalapeno peppers and sour cream



The Perfect Nachos



This recipe is a game changer for nachos.


I can make a whole meal out of a plate of nachos any day of the week!


Meat, peppers, beans, tomato sauce, loads of shredded cheese and more to top your tortilla chips all you have to do is add your favorite garnishes.


We top ours with shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, chopped olives, jalapenos, slices of avocado,  then sprinkle with a handful of sharp shredded cheeses and last top with a large dollop of sour cream.




this is a pan of black beans, peppers, chicken and tomatoes for a Mexican filling dinner with flour tortilla this is a Southwest pot of chili with corn and beans




Tips



  • Use any kinds of shredded cheeses to top the filling for a rich sandwich experience
  • You can add this mixture to a slow cooker for chili and soup
  • Make a taco station for use the filling with flour tortillas and suggested toppings in the recipe card
  • This filling is great for wraps
  • Omit meat and add just beans to the mixture and other vegetables to make this all vegetarian





 Tomato Mexican filling with beans and peppers with chickens in a fry pan sauteed



Southwestern Style Chili



How easy this is to transform into a Southwest Chili or even soup!


Just add some frozen or canned corn, a can of tomato sauce to the black bean and chicken starter.



this is a soup or chili Southwestern style with beans, green beans, black beans, cheeses and tomato sauce




More Suggestions



You can also add green beans, corn, carrots, peas and any other vegetables you like and turn into a great soup!


Just add an additional can of chicken broth with the canned tomato sauce and simmer.


Omit the broth if you want a nice thick chili!



this is a pan of black beans, peppers, chicken and tomatoes for a Mexican filling dinner with flour tortilla this is a Southwest pot of chili with corn and beans



Try Some of My Other Favorite Recipes



Mexican Lasagna


Cinco De Mayo Roundup


Churros


Air Fried Tacos


Air Fried Banana S'mores


Raspberry Tortilla Dessert



this is a soup or chili Southwestern style with beans, green beans, black beans, cheeses and tomato sauce




Easy to Make



One of the best reasons to even make this Southwest Bean Filling is not only is it so versatile and delicious, but it's also so darn easy to prepare.


If you want to freeze leftovers for another time, it freezes great in ziplock bags for another time.


How easy it that?


Just remember use what you like, leave out what you don't, make it your own way and have fun creating new recipes!


Hope you can come up with even more ideas to use this great filling and leave me a comment with your creative meals!





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Yield: 8
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Southwest Bean Filling

This is a sauteed filling to make several different kinds of Southwestern meals. This starter filling is great for chili, filling tacos, burrito, fajita, top salads, make soup or chili and much more!
prep time: 10 Mcook time: 15 Mtotal time: 25 M

ingredients:

  • For this Simple Basic Filling:
  • Chicken boneless breast cut into small thin pieces
  • 1 cup black beans 
  • 1 cup corn 
  • 1- 12 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 2 plum tomatoes diced
  • 2 bell peppers sliced thin or 1 can green chilies
  •  2 teaspoons of each Chili powder, cumin, granulated garlic or minced garlic
  • salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, dried oregano to taste
  • Olive oil
  • Optional ingredients: white beans,  green beans, hot peppers, or any other vegetables you like
  • For  Chicken Chili
  • 1  additional can 28 ounces of crushed tomatoes or tomato sauce for chili  
  • You also can add cooked ground beef along with the chicken or use all beef and no chicken or make an all vegan chili without meat
  • 1//2 cup water or chicken broth if too thick
  • pinto, white or kidney beans around 3 cups
  • Add more seasoning to taste like cumin and chili powder
  • optional: cayenne pepper for heat
  • For Soup:
  • Follow same instructions for chili ingredients 
  • Add more broth to make it more liquid or more water.
  • Add 2 cups mixed frozen vegetables or canned to the broth
  • Salt, pepper, and seasonings to taste
  • Simmer 1 hour.  Garnish with taco suggestions.
  • Tacos and more suggestions:
  • Build your own taco station with flour or corn tortilla and shredded cheese add various toppings chopped olives, tomatoes, shredded lettuces, shredded cheese, sour cream, chopped avocado
  • Make Nachos using tortilla chips using the same ingredients for topping the tacos toppings.
  • Pour the basic recipe over cooked fluffy white rice or cooked pasta,
  • Salad Bowls:
  • Make a salad bowl using shredded cheddar cheese, black olives, sour cream, salsa, avocado, shredded lettuce salad adding the chicken over the top and crushed nachos

instructions:

How to cook Southwest Bean Filling

  1.  Saute the chicken in 4 tablespoons olive oil until browned on both sides around 3 minutes or so.
  2.  Add the peppers, beans, and tomatoes. 
  3. Sprinkle evenly with all herbs and spices to taste. 
  4. Simmer until chicken is tender and vegetables are softened. 
  5. Use for  any of the listed suggestions:
  6. This can be used as a filling for fajita using a flour tortilla.
Calories
277
Fat (grams)
14
Sat. Fat (grams)
6
Carbs (grams)
12
Fiber (grams)
19
Net carbs
23
Sugar (grams)
15
Protein (grams)
8
Sodium (milligrams)
22
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