Full of Beans from Eat Shrink & Be Merry

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 7
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 274.8
  • Total Fat: 9.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 65.6 mg
  • Sodium: 743.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.4 g
  • Protein: 22.5 g

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The nutrition info with the recipe is half that when using the recipe calculator?! Not sure which to believe The nutrition info with the recipe is half that when using the recipe calculator?! Not sure which to believe
Number of Servings: 7


    1 pound extra-lean ground beef
    2 teaspoons minced garlic
    1 cup diced red onions
    1 cup diced celery
    1 cup diced green bell pepper
    1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
    1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
    1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
    1 teaspoon ground coriander
    1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
    1 can (19 oz/ 540 ml) diced tomatoes, undrained
    1 can (14 oz/398 ml) tomato sauce
    1 cup beef broth
    1/4 cup chopped celery leaves
    1 can (19 oz/540 ml) red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
    1 can (14 oz/398 ml) beans in tomato sauce (see Tip)
    3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
    1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
    2 teaspoons liquid honey
    Grated light cheddar cheese for garnish, optional


1. Cook ground meat, garlic and onions in a large pot over medium-high heat until meat is no longer pink. Add celery and green pepper. Cook and stir for 3 minutes, or until vegetables begin to soften.
2. Stir in chili powder, cumin, oregano, coriander, and black pepper. Cook for 1 more minute. Add undrained tomatoes, tomato sauce, beef broth and celery leaves. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Add beans and simmer, covered, for 10 more minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in cilantro, lime juice and honey. Serve chili topped with grated cheddar, if desired.

Number of Servings: 7

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HEATHERDUFF.

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