Recipe Summary

Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 45 mins
Yield: 4 servings

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This recipe is...

  • low in fat
  • rich in veggies
  • rich in protein
  • lower in carbs
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Chili Con Carne

This recipe serves: 
2 rehydrated ancho chili peppers, stemmed and seeded
1 clove garlic (large)
1/3 teaspoon sweet paprika
1/3 teaspoon ground cumin
1 pinch ground cloves
freshly ground black pepper, to taste
salt, to taste
1 cup chopped tomatoes, fresh or canned
2 teaspoons olive oil
2/3 pound lean ground beef sirloin
1 small onion, chopped
2 cups low-sodium beef broth
10 ounces red kidney beans, drained and rinsed (about 1 1/3 cups)
1/3 cup non-fat sour cream
4 teaspoons chopped red onion or scallions
4 teaspoons shredded Cheddar cheese
Cooking Instructions
1. Combine the ancho peppers, garlic, paprika, cumin, clove, black pepper, salt and 1/3 cup of the tomatoes in a food processor. Set aside.

2. In a large skillet or soup pot, heat the olive oil over high heat.

3. Add the beef and brown it, while breaking the meat into small chunks with a wooden spoon.

4. Add the onion, lower the heat to medium and cook for 5 minutes. Add the ancho chili mixture and cook for 5 more minutes.

5. Add the remaining tomatoes and broth and simmer for 30 minutes.

6. Add the beans to the beef mixture and heat thoroughly.

7. Garnish with sour cream, onions and shredded cheese and serve.

Serving Size: about 1 1/2 cups

Nutritional Information

Number of Servings: 4

Per Serving

  • Calories
  • 263
  • Carbohydrate
  • 23 g
  • Fat
  • 8 g
  • Fiber
  • 6 g
  • Protein
  • 25 g
  • Saturated Fat
  • 2 g
  • Sodium
  • 478 mg