Classic Chili
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size1Calories372Total Fat15 gSaturated Fat6 gSodium517 mgTotal Carbohydrate29 gDietary Fiber7 gProtein33 g
Servings and Times
Servings4
Tip: Save the leftovers for lunch.

Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasures90% reduced-fat ground beef1 poundSmall white onion, chopped1Green bell pepper, chopped1Garlic cloves, minced2Diced tomatoes with added puree1 (28-ounce) canKidney beans, drained1 (16-ounce) canCumin3 tablespoonsChili powder2 tablespoonsDried oregano1½ teaspoonsSalt¼ teaspoonLight sour cream¼ cupReduced-fat grated cheddar cheese¼ cup
  • Directions
  • Heat a Dutch oven or large pot over medium-high heat. Add beef and brown, breaking with a wooden spoon or spatula until cooked through, about 5-7 minutes.
  • Stir in onion, pepper, and garlic. Cook 3-4 minutes, until vegetables are slightly softened.
  • Add tomatoes and beans to the pot. Stir in cumin, chili powder, oregano, and salt.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce to medium heat and simmer, stirring occasionally for 20 minutes or more, until the chili reaches desired thickness.
  • Top each bowl of chili with 1 tablespoon sour cream and 1 tablespoon cheese.



  • Exchanges
    3 lean meats; 1.5 very lean meat substitutes; 1.5 starches; 1 vegetable

    Side Suggestions: Crusty Bread (Italian or French)




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