Three-Bean Chili - Delicious Decisions

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Three-Bean Chili - Delicious Decisions

As more and more canned foods without added salt become available, such as the red kidney beans, pinto beans, and chickpeas (garbanzo beans) used here, it is getting easy to put healthy chili on the table in very little time, with very little effort, and with almost no cleanup involved.

Nutrition Facts

Three-Bean Chili - Delicious Decisions

CaloriesCalories

411 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

23g Per Serving

FiberFiber

16g Per Serving
×
Calories 411
Total Fat 2.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 264 mg
Total Carbohydrate 71 g
Dietary Fiber 16 g
Sugars 15 g
Protein 23 g

Dietary Exchanges
4 starch, 1 1/2 very lean meat, 2 vegetable

Ingredients

Servings  4  

  • 28 oz. no-salt-added, diced, canned tomatoes (undrained)
  • 15.5 oz. canned, no-salt-added red kidney beans (rinsed, drained)
  • 15.5 oz. canned, no-salt-added pinto beans (rinsed, drained)
  • 15.5 oz. canned, no-salt-added chickpeas (garbanzo beans) (rinsed, drained)
  • 12 oz. light beer (or nonalcoholic)
  • 2 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup fat-free, plain yogurt
  • snipped, fresh parsley or cilantro, (optional)

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. In a large saucepan, stir together the tomatoes with liquid, beans, chickpeas, beer, chili powder, cumin, and salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes, or until the desired consistency. Ladle into bowls.
  2. Top each serving with about 2 tablespoons yogurt. Sprinkle with the parsley.

Tip: Serving size 1 3/4 cups

This recipe is reprinted with permission from American Heart Association Quick & Easy Cookbook, Second Edition, Copyright © 2012 by the American Heart Association. Published by Clarkson Potter/Publishers, a division of Random House, Inc. Available from booksellers everywhere.

As more and more canned foods without added salt become available, such as the red kidney beans, pinto beans, and chickpeas (garbanzo beans) used here, it is getting easy to put healthy chili on the table in very little time, with very little effort, and with almost no cleanup involved.

Nutrition Facts

Three-Bean Chili - Delicious Decisions

CaloriesCalories

411 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

23g Per Serving

FiberFiber

16g Per Serving
×
Calories 411
Total Fat 2.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 264 mg
Total Carbohydrate 71 g
Dietary Fiber 16 g
Sugars 15 g
Protein 23 g

Dietary Exchanges
4 starch, 1 1/2 very lean meat, 2 vegetable

Ingredients

Servings  4  

  • 28 oz. no-salt-added, diced, canned tomatoes (undrained)
  • 15.5 oz. canned, no-salt-added red kidney beans (rinsed, drained)
  • 15.5 oz. canned, no-salt-added pinto beans (rinsed, drained)
  • 15.5 oz. canned, no-salt-added chickpeas (garbanzo beans) (rinsed, drained)
  • 12 oz. light beer (or nonalcoholic)
  • 2 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup fat-free, plain yogurt
  • snipped, fresh parsley or cilantro, (optional)

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. In a large saucepan, stir together the tomatoes with liquid, beans, chickpeas, beer, chili powder, cumin, and salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes, or until the desired consistency. Ladle into bowls.
  2. Top each serving with about 2 tablespoons yogurt. Sprinkle with the parsley.

Tip: Serving size 1 3/4 cups

American Heart Association Quick & Easy Cookbook, 2nd edition

American Heart Association Quick & Easy Cookbook, 2nd edition

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This recipe is reprinted with permission from American Heart Association Quick & Easy Cookbook, Second Edition, Copyright © 2012 by the American Heart Association. Published by Clarkson Potter/Publishers, a division of Random House, Inc. Available from booksellers everywhere.