Mild Chili Beans

- POSTED ON: Apr 06, 2011

 
Makes 6 servings

Ingredients:

1 pound lean ground beef
1 large raw onion
1 can diced tomatoes (14 oz can)
1 can kidney beans (14 oz can)
1 package mild chili seasoning dry mix (McCormick)

Directions:

Chop onion.
Spray non-stick coating on large pan,
and place on medium-high heat.
Crumble ground beef into pan,  add chopped onions.
Cook until meat is brown all through.
(If you didn't use lean ground beef, drain pan)

Sitr in tomatoes, beans and dry seasoning mix.
Bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
Reduce heat and simmer at least 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

1/6 of receipe is one serving.
1 serving is:

Calories: 213
Carbs: 22.7 grams
Protein 21.1 grams


 

 


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On Apr 06, 2011 Karen925 wrote:
The chili looks very good. I enjoy trying new chili recipes. I go back and forth between beans/no beans both specifically in chili and in general with low carb. It depends on the day if I add them or not. Keep talking about portion control. It is key to success.


On Apr 06, 2011 Dr. Collins wrote:
             Thanks Karen. This chili is one of my husband's favorites. I think it is one of the chili recipes that does need the beans. It is amazing how many people simply don't understand what even a normal portion looks like...and seeing a "small" portion, which is what my own body requires...is an amazement for them.


On Apr 06, 2011 rross wrote:
Really great recipe. Will make this soon. As you mentioned, it does need the beans. I'll just reduce the amount a little. Thanks Phyllis


On Apr 06, 2011 Dr. Collins wrote:
             Thanks Rina-Marie. The 22 carbs is the onions, tomatoes and beans. But one 14 oz can of kidney beans split 6 ways isn't a whole lot of beans.


On Apr 09, 2011 rross wrote:
Hi Phyllis, I made this great recipe today. I didn't have beef mince, so used venison 98% fat free. Also didn't have the chili mix you used, so added my own - dried hot chili flakes, dried mixed herbs, 1/4 tsp of cumin and paprika. After I browned my mince (500g = 1.1lb) I found that it reduced to 365g, still logged 500g. I also weighed my final recipe and divided that by 6 and 4. 6 servings: 179g - 171cal, 15g carb, 24.9g protein. 4 servings: 256cal - 22.5g carbs, 37.4g protein. 1/6 of the recipe seemed too small a portion for a main meal, so I divided mine by 4. The venison I use is very high protein and iron, very low in fat, hence the high protein grams. Really delicious. Thanks Phyllis for a great recipe and fabulous website.


On Apr 09, 2011 Dr. Collins wrote:
             Thanks, Rina-Marie, It is really interesting to see the way you adapt things in Australia. I'm glad you found the video helpful, and I look forward to your future comments here at DietHobby.

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