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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 284.6
  • Total Fat: 15.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 53.8 mg
  • Sodium: 247.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.0 g
  • Protein: 19.9 g

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Beef & Bean Chili


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Introduction

Adding beans to this chili helps to lower the fat and cholesterol in each serving. Adding beans to this chili helps to lower the fat and cholesterol in each serving.

Ingredients

    • 2 lb. lean beef stew meat (trimmed of fat), cut in 1-inch cubes
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 cups water
    • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
    • 1 large onion, finely chopped
    • 1 tablespoon whole grain flour
    • 2 teaspoons chili powder
    • 1 green pepper, chopped
    • 2 lb. tomatoes, chopped (3 C)
    • 1 tablespoon oregano
    • 1 teaspoon cumin
    • 2 cups canned kidney beans

Directions

1. Brown meat in a large skillet with half of the olive oil. Add water. Simmer covered for 1 hour until meat is tender.

2. Heat remaining oil in second skillet. Add garlic and onion and cook over low heat until onion is softened. Add flour and cook 2 minutes. Add the garlic-onion-flour mixture to the cooked meat. Then add the remaining ingredients to the meat mixture. Simmer 1/2 hour.

Yield: 9 servings--Serving Size: 8 oz





TAGS:  Beef/Pork |

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  • Very Good
    7 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I made this but used ground turkey and substituted one can of black beans for one can of the kidney beans. Very good! - 4/22/08

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  • 6 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Healthier: switch from beef to ground turkey, reduce the oil from 3 T to 1 T, add chopped celery, carrots and bell peppers (as much as you want) and add chopped jalapenos or chipotle peppers. Adding spice causes you to eat slower and eat less plus increases your thirst level (water is best!) - 6/16/08

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I use masa harina (corn flour) for a gluten free version. This is a pretty decent basic chili recipe. I add 1/4 tsp. crushed dried cilantro, 1 chopped dried ancho chili pod, and 1/2 chopped pickled jalapeno pepper for a bit of extra spice. (grew up in the southwest) - 3/19/08

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made this for company and my family for the first time tonight and it was really good! I would have added a few more spices and I made it turkey, but it was wonderful. Thank! - 9/20/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Simple to make and yummy! - 3/27/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I really liked this recipe. There is only my husband and I and the recipe was easy to cut in half. I also poured it over 1/2 cup of brown rice and it was great. Good work. - 2/12/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    If you desire more flavor, just use hunts hot chili beans instead of the regular pinto or kidney beans. - 4/12/10

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  • O.K.
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Not a lot of flavor. I need more seasoning. - 1/23/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Fantastic! An easy meal to "lighten" up or make spicier. All up to your own taste, but the basic recipe is stellar! - 6/16/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Absolutely gorgeous and SO healthy. - 6/16/08

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    made this last night a bit bland but i have to watch my sodium intake so i added just a bit of grated cheese to my serving and it was good. - 5/5/08

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    it was very good and l would make it again. - 4/22/08

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I substituted ground turkey, but that is just me. Will make it again and may play with the spices a touch. - 3/20/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    this was very good - 3/19/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    sooo tasty!! yummy!! - 3/19/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I left out the 1/2 oil and flour and it was still very good. I also added a bit of chili peppers. - 3/19/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Fantastic! My whole family loved this. I used pinto beans instead of kidney. Also, red pepper instead of green. I doubled it and can hardly wait to eat the leftovers. - 10/22/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Not spicy, yet surprisingly flavorful! - 4/27/07

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    i added just a bit of grated cheese to my serving and it was good. Maybe will use turkey next time and add some spices. - 6/16/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I used frozen mixed bell peppers and it was great! - 4/11/08

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    full of flavor! - 3/19/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yummy! Cut down on the oil, sub the meat for tempah, added frozen corn, bit more spice. - 3/19/08

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  • 1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Hmmm, fat content might come down if you used "beefalo" or a higher grade of beef. Looks good though, I'll try it! - 3/19/08

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  • I made this using lean ground beef and a can of crushed tomatoes (instead of the Fresh tomatoes). Very tasty! - 6/9/13

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  • added zucchini - 12/3/12

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