Hot Chili with Beans and Tomato

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Apr. 20, 2012


Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Ground hamburger 1 Pound
Onion 1
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm) , minced
Green pepper 1 , seeded and chopped
Jalapeno 1 , seeded finely chopped
Celery stalks 3
Chili powder 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Ground roasted cumin 2 Teaspoon
Garlic powder 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Cayenne 1 Teaspoon (Red Pepper)
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste
Tomato sauce 14 1/2 Ounce (1 Can)
Diced fire roasted tomatoes 14 1/2 Ounce (1 Can)
Canned red kidney beans 14 1/2 Ounce , drained but not rinsed
Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Parmesan cheese rind 1
Fresh basil 2 Tablespoon , chopped



1) Drizzle 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil at the bottom of a cooking pot, turn heat to a high and place the hamburger in the pot along with the chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, and cayenne.

2) Allow the hamburger to brown. Once the hamburger browns, put in the onions and garlic and turn the heat down to a medium-high for about 3-4 minutes until onions become a translucent.

3) Add green pepper, jalapeno, celery and stir for another 3-4 minutes.

4) Finally, add the tomato sauce, fire-roasted tomatoes, kidney bean, water and the rind of parmesan cheese.

5) Turn the heat to medium-low to low and allow soup to simmer for at least 1 ½ - 2 hours (the longer the better).


6) When ready to serve, take out the cheese rind and stir in fresh basil.

7) Serve with your favorite topping: Frito chips, shredded cheese, diced red onion and/or sour cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 140 Minutes
Ready In: 140 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1779Calories from Fat 566

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g95.4%

Saturated Fat 14 g70%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 3026 mg126.08%

Total Carbohydrates 174 g58%

Dietary Fiber 49 g196%

Sugars 57 g

Protein 138 g276%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet