Tailgate Chili

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Tailgate Chili

Try this classic Simple Cooking with Heart chili recipe that's good for your heart. It's ready in 30 minutes!

Ingredients

Servings  4  

  • 1 lb. 95% lean ground beef (or ground white meat chicken or turkey for a healthier option)
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 1 medium green bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 medium jalapeño (optional, only if you like spicy chili), chopped
  • 4 clove minced, fresh garlic OR
  • 2 tsp. jarred, minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. ground coriander
  • 15.5 oz. canned, no-salt-added or low-sodium pinto or kidney beans, rinsed, drained
  • 14.5 oz. canned, no-salt-added, or, low-sodium, diced tomatoes (undrained)
  • 3/4 cup jarred salsa (lowest sodium available)

Directions

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  1. Spray large saucepan with cooking spray. Cook beef and onion over medium-high heat for 5-7 minutes, stirring constantly to break up beef. Transfer to colander and rinse with water to drain excess fat. Return beef to pan.
  2. Stir in bell pepper, garlic, chili powder, and cumin, and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce to simmer, cover and cook for 20 minutes.
  4. Optional – serve topped with low-fat grated cheese, a dollop of fat-free sour cream, sliced avocado, snipped cilantro or chopped green onions.

Tip: if you want 5-alarm chili, add 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Nutrition Facts

Tailgate Chili

CaloriesCalories

297 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

31g Per Serving

FiberFiber

7g Per Serving

Cost Per ServingCost Per Serving

$3.44

Nutrition Facts

Calories 297
Total Fat 6.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 62 mg
Sodium 288 mg
Total Carbohydrate 29 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Sugars 8 g
Protein 31 g

Dietary Exchanges
1 starch, 3 1/2 lean meat, 3 vegetable

 

Try this classic Simple Cooking with Heart chili recipe that's good for your heart. It's ready in 30 minutes!

Nutrition Facts

Tailgate Chili

CaloriesCalories

297 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

31g Per Serving

FiberFiber

7g Per Serving

Cost Per ServingCost Per Serving

$3.44
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Calories 297
Total Fat 6.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 62 mg
Sodium 288 mg
Total Carbohydrate 29 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Sugars 8 g
Protein 31 g

Dietary Exchanges
1 starch, 3 1/2 lean meat, 3 vegetable

Ingredients

Servings  4  

  • 1 lb. 95% lean ground beef (or ground white meat chicken or turkey for a healthier option)
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 1 medium green bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 medium jalapeño (optional, only if you like spicy chili), chopped
  • 4 clove minced, fresh garlic OR
  • 2 tsp. jarred, minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. ground coriander
  • 15.5 oz. canned, no-salt-added or low-sodium pinto or kidney beans, rinsed, drained
  • 14.5 oz. canned, no-salt-added, or, low-sodium, diced tomatoes (undrained)
  • 3/4 cup jarred salsa (lowest sodium available)

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. Spray large saucepan with cooking spray. Cook beef and onion over medium-high heat for 5-7 minutes, stirring constantly to break up beef. Transfer to colander and rinse with water to drain excess fat. Return beef to pan.
  2. Stir in bell pepper, garlic, chili powder, and cumin, and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce to simmer, cover and cook for 20 minutes.
  4. Optional – serve topped with low-fat grated cheese, a dollop of fat-free sour cream, sliced avocado, snipped cilantro or chopped green onions.

Tip: if you want 5-alarm chili, add 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

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