Now that we finally have some cold weather….How about some chili?? This recipe is quick, easy (especially if you buy the already chopped veggies), healthy and delicious.

  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 can diced tomatoes – no salt
  • 1 can tomato sauce – no salt
  • 2 cups red kidney beans, cooked (optional)
  • 1 tbl. Chili powder
  • 1 tsp Cummin
  • 1 -2 Bay leaves
  • Hot sauce to taste
  • Purple onion, chopped (optional)

In a large skillet, saute onions till wilted.

Add ground meat, cook till brown, about 10-15 minutes

Add the remaining ingredients and simmer.

Serve alone or with brown rice

Serves 6

Nutritional Information (per serving)

Total Calories 310
Total Fat 10g
Protein 28g
Carbohydrates 16g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Saturated Fat 4g
Sodium 350g

Source: USDA