CHILI CON CARNE SOUP

Chili Con Carne is, simply speaking, chili with meat. This soup version makes for a good meal when you add a nice hunk of bread.

Yield: Serves 4 - 6.

CHILI CON CARNE SOUP

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) oil
  • 1 lb (0.5 kg) lean ground beef
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) chili powder
  • 1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) red pepper flakes
  • 4 cups (1 L) canned beef broth
  • 1 can (28 oz/796 mL) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (19 oz/540 mL) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • Light sour cream
  • Shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add beef, onion and garlic. Cook, stirring to break up beef, until browned, about 7 - 10 minutes. Drain off excess fat. Add chili powder and red pepper flakes; cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Stir in broth, tomatoes, beans, cocoa and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, for 45 minutes. Serve topped with sour cream and cheese.
Nutritional analysis per serving:

314 calories, 13.5 g fat, 28.5 g protein, 19.4 g carbohydrate, 3 g fibre, 616 mg sodium

*Ingredient not included in nutritional analysis.

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