Lowfat Beef Chili topped with Cheddar Cheese and Jalapeno slices

Lower Fat Beefy Chili

Lowfat Beef Chili topped with Cheddar Cheese and Jalapeno slices

Lower Fat Beefy Chili

Tonia Bloom
Classic ground beef chili with no salt added tomatoes and beans. Top with fat free Greek yogurt and cheddar cheese for a hearty chili the whole family will enjoy.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Diet Green, Low Carb, Low Fat
Servings 12
Cost $2.27 per serving
Sodium 505 mg

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, and 1 teaspoon salt. Cook and stir 5 minutes, or until onions are soft. Add garlic. Cook and stir for 1 minute. Add ground beef and remaining 2½ teaspoons salt. Cook and stir 5-7 minutes, or until beef is crumbled and no longer pink.
  • Stir in tomato paste, cumin, chili powder, oregano, and black pepper. Cook 1 minute over medium heat. Increase heat to high and stir in tomatoes and broth. Bring to a simmer. Add beans and continue to simmer for 10-15 minutes. Stir as needed until chili has thickened.
  • Other chili toppings: fat free Greek yogurt, fat free cheddar cheese, jalapeno slices, chopped onions, or avocado.
  • Leftovers can be packaged in 2-cup freezer safe containers. Freeze for up to 3 months, or refrigerate for up to 5 days.

Notes

Add to Meal:  Prepare 2 cups of Brown rice without salt or butter.  1/3 cup prepared rice per serving.
 
Add to Meal:  Prepare muffins as directed on package (Marie Callendar’s Low Fat Original Corn Muffin Mix is what we used).
Nutrition Facts
Lower Fat Beefy Chili
Serving Size
 
1.5 cups chili
Amount per Serving
Calories
297
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
6
g
9
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Cholesterol
 
36
mg
12
%
Sodium
 
505
mg
22
%
Carbohydrates
 
40
g
15
%
Fiber
 
9
g
38
%
Sugar
 
10
g
11
%
Protein
 
25
g
50
%
Carb Count
 
3
19
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Bean Dishes, Beef Recipes, Chili Recipes, Dinner Recipes, Heart Healthy, High Fiber, High Protein, Potluck Recipes
Food Groups ***Meat = 1.5 servings, Vegetable = 1.5 servings, Legumes = 1.5 servings
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