Gourmet Chili Con Carne
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Serves: 6 servings (~1⅓ cups each)
 
Ingredients
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 6 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 2 lbs extra lean ground beef
  • ¼ cup chili powder
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 2 (15 oz) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 (15 oz) cans red kidney beans, undrained
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Once hot, add onion and saute until clear; add peppers and garlic, and saute until limp.
  2. Add ground beef. Cook over medium heat, breaking up the meat with a wooden spoon until cooked through. Drain grease. Add spices, tomatoes, and kidney beans. Stir well to combine ingredients.
  3. Cover; simmer slowly at least 1 hour, preferably 2-3 hours, stirring often so as not to burn.
Notes
Recipe submitted by Ashley H. from the Lone Star Legacy Cookbook
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1⅓ cuos Calories: 398 Fat: 9.8 Carbohydrates: 35.0 Sugar: 8.2 Sodium: 952 Fiber: 11.3 Protein: 39.8 Cholesterol: 80
Recipe by Prevention RD at https://preventionrd.com/2019/10/10th-annual-chili-contest-entry-2-gourmet-chili-con-carne-weekly-menu/