All-American Chilifunction junction
- 1 pound Lean Ground Beef
- 1 cup Onion chopped
- ½ cup Green Bell Pepper chopped
- ½ cup Red Bell Pepper chopped
- 2 cloves Garlic cloves minced
- 3 Tbsp McCormick® Chili Powder
- 1 Tbsp Cumin
- 2 tsp Garlic Powder
- 1 tsp Oregano
- 28 oz Crushed Tomatoes
- 1 can Ro-Tel
- 15 oz Kidney Beans drained
- Salt & Pepper to taste
Brown the ground beef, then drain the grease reserving about 2 tablespoons. Remove the beef from the pan.
To the reserved fat, add the onions and saute about 3 minutes.
Add the bell peppers and saute about 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine the chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, and oregano; set aside.
Open the cans of tomatoes and set aside.
Add the garlic and sauté about 1 minute.
To the sautéed vegetables add the seasoning mix; be careful not to burn the spices and stir constantly (this blooms the spices)
After about 1 minute of blooming the spices, add the tomatoes and Ro-tel making sure to scrape any spices from the bottom of the pan and incorporate into the tomatoes
Return the beef to the pot.
Add the beans.
Stir everything to combine.
Simmer 20 minutes, check seasonings and adjust if necessary.
Adapted from this recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 342 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Vitamin A 2398IU48%
Vitamin C 57mg69%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.