Healthy Recipes

Beef and Bean Chili
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Servings: 9
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Lean beef stew meat (trimmed of fat), cut in 1 inch cubes 2 pounds
Vegetable oil 3 tablespoons
Water 2 cups
Garlic, minced 2 teaspoons
Onion, finely chopped 1 large
Flour 1 tablespoon
Chili powder 2 teaspoons
Green pepper, chopped 1
Tomatoes, chopped 2 pounds (3 cups)
Oregano 1 tablespoon
Cumin 1 teaspoon
Canned kidney beans * 2 cups

  1. Brown meat in a large skillet with half of vegetable oil. Add water. Simmer covered for 1 hour until meat is tender.
  2. Heat remaining vegetable oil in second skillet. Add garlic and onion and cook over low heat until onion is softened. Add flour and cook 2 minutes. Add the garlic-onion-flour mixture to the cooked meat. Then add the remaining ingredients to the meat mixture. Simmer 1/2 hour.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 8 oz
Calories 274 *
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 65 mg
Sodium 159 mg
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