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Zuza zak's Weeknight Dinners: Healthy Chilli con carne

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23rd of 100 easy weeknight dinner recipes: quick, easy and cheap recipes for dinner that take about 30 mins from start to finish. This is a super healthy version of the Mexican chilli con carne.
  Minced beef 500 Gram
  Canned tomato 1 Can (10 oz)
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Leek 1 , chop
  Carrot 1 , chop
  Red pepper 1 , chop
  Celery 2 , chop
  Pinto beans 1 Can (10 oz)
  Black eyed beans 1 Can (10 oz)
  Paprika To Taste
  Chilies 3 , chop
  Garlic 1 Large, slice
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Whole chili 2 (Optional)
  Salt and pepper To Taste

1. In a deep pan, heat olive oil and add beef and onion. Stir and cook until browned.
2. Add leek, and carrot just after the meat is browned.
3. Stir in celery, chilies, and season with paprika.
4. Pour canned tomatoes, cover with lid and bring it to a boil.
5. Reduce the flame and add garlic, whole chilies, and red pepper. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
6. Add black eyed beans, and pinto beans. Mix well and let it boil stirring occasionally.

7. Serve with rice and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 601 Calories from Fat 158

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.3%

Saturated Fat 5.6 g27.9%

Trans Fat 0.6 g

Cholesterol 51.7 mg17.2%

Sodium 241.5 mg10.1%

Total Carbohydrates 74 g24.6%

Dietary Fiber 15.8 g63.3%

Sugars 5.7 g

Protein 40 g79.9%

Vitamin A 77.7% Vitamin C 93.5%

Calcium 16.7% Iron 59.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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