Hearty Healthy Chilli (abs diet friendly)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 273.3
  • Total Fat: 14.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 42.5 mg
  • Sodium: 467.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.3 g
  • Protein: 16.1 g

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Introduction

This is a great hearty meal which when paired with Brown rice can warm you up and give you tons of nutrients. Its quick and easy and can be made with any ground meat (turkey, chicken or beef) This is a great hearty meal which when paired with Brown rice can warm you up and give you tons of nutrients. Its quick and easy and can be made with any ground meat (turkey, chicken or beef)
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 tablespoons olive oil
    1 1/2 cups chopped onions (or frozen)
    8 large garlic cloves, chopped
    3 pounds lean ground beef
    5 tablespoons Mexican chili powder
    2 tsp cayenne pepper
    1 teaspoon dried basil
    1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
    1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
    1 14.5oz can diced mexican fiesta tomatoes
    1 14.5oz can stewed Mexican style tomatoes
    2 tsp low sodium better than bouillon chicken base plus 2cups of water
    1 1/2 5.5oz can low sodium V8 juice
    1 15oz can prepared blackbeans (be sure to drain and rinse them)
    1 4oz can fire roasted green chillis
    3 large whole mushrooms
    3 cups fresh spinach

Directions

Preparation
Heat oil in heavy large pot medium-high heat. Add onions and garlic. Sauté until onions are translucent, about 8 minutes. Add meat and sauté until brown, breaking up meat with back of spoon, about 5 minutes. Add chili powder, cayenne pepper, basil, oregano and thyme. Stir 2 minutes. Mix in tomatoes, chicken base & water, and v8 juice. Simmer until thickened to desired consistency, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking, about 45 minutes. Mix in beans and spinach. Simmer 5 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. (Can be prepared 3 days ahead. Refrigerate until cold, then cover. Rewarm over low heat before serving.)

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LILMISS808.

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