EVERYDAY CHILI

Chili is the ultimate wintertime comfort food. This ground beef version is quick and easy enough for weeknight dinners.

Yield: Serves 4.

EVERYDAY CHILI

Ingredients

  • 1 lb (0.5 kg) lean ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped, optional
  • 1 can (19 oz/540 mL) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (14 oz/398 mL) red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper

Directions

  1. In a large frypan, brown beef. Drain off excess fat.
  2. Add onion, green pepper and garlic; sauté until vegetables are tender, about 7 minutes.
  3. Add remaining ingredients (tomatoes through pepper). Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 1 hour.
Nutritional analysis per serving:

403 calories, 17.6 g fat, 33.2 g protein, 29.3 g carbohydrate, 9.5 g fibre, 1041 mg sodium