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Chili Con Carne

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Ingredients
  Beef 1 Pound, grounded
  Onions 2 Medium, coarsely chopped
  Celery 1 Cup (16 tbs), coarsely chopped
  Green peppers 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), coarsely chopped including seeds
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Tomatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs), coarsely chopped
  Tomato puree 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Catsup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1 Tablespoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Dash
  Cooked kidney beans/Any cooked beans 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Prepare the ingredients.

MAKING
2) Using a heavy skillet, saute beef, onions, celery, green peppers, and garlic in oil.
3) Add tomatoes, tomato puree, and catsup.
4) Season the ingredients, cover the skillet and simmer about 30 minutes.
5) Add beans, adjust seasoning, and continue to simmer 10 to 15 minutes longer.

SERVING
6) Serve the chili con carne over brown rice or in whole wheat pita pockets.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Pepper
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1852 Calories from Fat 683

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 76 g117.6%

Saturated Fat 24 g119.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 281.3 mg93.8%

Sodium 3112.4 mg129.7%

Total Carbohydrates 177 g59%

Dietary Fiber 46.6 g186.5%

Sugars 72.1 g

Protein 129 g257.8%

Vitamin A 217.5% Vitamin C 319.2%

Calcium 36.6% Iron 119.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Chili Con Carne Recipe