Chili Con Carne

Chili Con Carne
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Recipe type: Soups and Stews
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 12 oz extra-lean ground beef
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup diced onions
  • ¼ cup chopped green bell peppers
  • 1 can (19 oz) kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ tsp salt
Instructions
  1. Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add ground beef and cook for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring often, until browned and crumbly.
  3. Add garlic, onions and green peppers and cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes, until garlic is fragrant and onions begin to soften.
  4. Stir in kidney beans, tomatoes, chili powder, cocoa, sugar, vinegar, pumpkin pie spice and salt. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat to low and simmer for at least 30 minutes or for up to 1 hour to allow flavors to blend.
  6. Add ¼ cup water if chili becomes too thick.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 400 Fat: 14g Saturated fat: 5g Carbohydrates: 43g Sodium: 589mg Fiber: 11g Protein: 28g Cholesterol: 48mg