Chili Con Carne

Recipe from Carol Hamilton, President, L'Oreal Paris.


Chili Con Carne

Building snowmen (and women), ice skating and sledding can build up a hearty appetite. Try this delicious chili recipe to warm up even the coldest winter snow bunny. Peppers, onions and garlic spice up this dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef, extra lean
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 28 ounce can crushed Muir Glen organic tomatoes, undrained
  • 16 ounce can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken stock
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco Sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

Preparation

  • In a large saucepot, brown beef until cooked through, drain and set beef aside.
  • In the same pot, add onions, bell pepper, garlic and olive oil, and sauté over medium heat until onions are translucent.
  • Add remaining ingredients and cooked beef. Stir well to combine. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

Each recipe makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

  • 370 calories
  • 38 g protein
  • 23 g carbohydrates
  • 14 g fat
  • 83 mg cholesterol
  • 384 mg sodium
  • 7 g fiber