Chili Con Carne

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Nov. 30, 2011

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
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1852Calories from Fat 683

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 76 g116.9%

Saturated Fat 24 g120%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 3112 mg129.67%

Total Carbohydrates 177 g59%

Dietary Fiber 46 g184%

Sugars 72 g

Protein 129 g258%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet