Sharon's Spicy Lean Beef Chili con Carne

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 215.7
  • Total Fat: 7.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 23.4 mg
  • Sodium: 384.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.2 g
  • Protein: 12.7 g

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Hearty chilly weather dish for a crowd Hearty chilly weather dish for a crowd
Number of Servings: 16


    1 lb. Lean Ground Beef (90%)
    2 cans (15.5 oz) Goya Black beans
    1 can (15.5 Micasa Red beans
    1 can (15.5 oz.) Taco Bell Refried Beans
    1 can (14.5 ox.) Del Monte Whole Kernel Corn, no salt added
    1 can (14.5 oz.) Del Monte Cream style corn
    2 cans (14.5 oz.) Hunt's Diced Tomatoes
    3 Tbsp. Chili Powder
    1 Tbsp. Cumin
    2 Tsp. Oregano
    .5 tsp. Black pepper
    .5 tsp. Crushed red pepper flakes
    1 Cup Chopped green bell pepper
    1 Cup Chopped Onion
    3 Cloves Garlic, minced


Saute beef in large non-stick pan using non-stick cooking spray until no longer pink. Add chopped peppers, onions, and minced garlic and continue to cook until vegs. soften. Add dry seasonings and stir. Add remaining canned veggies and bring almost to a boil, then lower heat and cook over med. heat about 30 to 45 minutes. Makes approximately 16 (1 cup) servings.

Note: For a slightly lighter version substitute ground turkey for the beef.

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SHARON632.

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  • This was delicious and ez to prepare. The family really enjoyed it as well. I will try making it with other meats especially with turkey. mmmm good. - 4/18/08

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  • I used a can of Northern Beans instead of Refried Beans, and it was also Really yummy. Not spicy at all though. If you like spice: try substituting Hot Rotel Tomatoes in place of one of the Hunts Diced Tomatoes. Great Recipe! - 1/17/08

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  • This was so yummy: i made it with the turkey ground beef as suggested and it was delicious. Just what I was craving on a cold evening. - 10/19/07

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