Chocolate Chili

Tuesday, February 11th 2020, 8:20 am
By: News On 6

Wellness Specialist Vana Moore with Montereau shares a recipe for Chocolate Chili. 




Nonstick cooking spray


1 small onion, chopped

1 14 ½ ounce can diced tomatoes

1 14 ounce can vegetable broth

1 8 ounce can tomato sauce

1 medium green sweet pepper, chopped

1 medium tart apple, cored and chopped

1 4 ounce can diced green chile peppers, drained

1 Tablespoon chili powder

1 ½ teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 15 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained

½ cup slivered almonds

¼ cup snipped dried apricots

Reduce-fat shredded cheddar




  1. Coat a 4-quart Dutch oven with cooking spray. Heat over medium heat.  Add onion; cook and stir for 4 minutes or until onion is tender.


  1. Stir in undrained tomatoes, vegetable broth, tomato sauce, green pepper, apple, chile peppers, chili powder, cocoa, and cinnamon. Bring to a boil; reduce heat.  Cover and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.


  1. Stir in beans, almonds, and apricots. Return to boil; reduce heat.  Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes.


Serve topped with cheese.