Three Bean Chili

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 241.4
  • Total Fat: 8.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 38.8 mg
  • Sodium: 853.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.2 g
  • Protein: 19.7 g

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The sodium should be less by rinsing the beans. The sodium should be less by rinsing the beans.
Number of Servings: 12


    1 and half pounds 90/10 sirloin
    1 medium onion, chopped
    1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced
    1/2 cup green bell pepper, diced
    1 jalapeno, diced
    1 can black beans, rinsed
    1 can pinto beans, rinsed
    1 can kidney beans, rinsed
    3 oz tomato paste
    1 can tomatoes and green chilies (Rotel)
    4 cups V-8 juice
    1 cup water
    1 TB better than bouillon beef base
    1 ounce chili powder
    1 tsp smoked paprika
    1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
    1/2 tsp black pepper
    1 tsp cumin
    2 tsp salt, divided
    1 tsp garlic powder


Brown ground sirloin over medium heat, add 1 tsp salt and pepper. Drain and rinse ground beef. Add 1 tsp of olive oil, onions,jalapeno, red and green peppers. Cook until onions are softened. Add chili powder,cayenne,cumin, remaining salt, garlic powder and smoked paprika, cook an additional minute.

Add tomato paste,water, beef base,V-8 and rotel. Add beans. Simmer 30 minutes up to 2 hours on low heat. Can also be put in a crock pot at this point. Cook on low 6 hours.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LEXYSAUNT34.

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    Love this three bean chili recipe! - 2/11/21