Diet Chili Recipe

Diet Chili Recipe


1 Tbsp of oil (vegetable)
2 pcs of onions; chopped finely
2 lbs of beef; ground coarsely
2 Tbsps of chile (red, hot); ground
3 Tbsps of chile (red, mild); ground
1 clove of garlic
1 tsp of oregano (pref. Mexican); dried
1.5 tsps of cumin
1/2 tsp of salt
5 pcs of tomatoes; chopped coarsely
12 ozs of chiles (green, whole)


Put oil into heavy medium saucepan on medium fire. Stir in onions ’til translucent. In bowl, mix beef with salt, cumin, oregano, garlic and chile (ground).

Combine meat and onions then cook, breaking any meat lumps using fork. Stir from time to time ’til beef is browned evenly (15 mins).

Mix in chiles (green) and tomatoes, liquid included, to beef. Bring mixture to boiling then turn down flame, simmering while uncovered within an hour. Mix and stir from time to time, adding some water when needed.

Season to taste as desired. Let it be cooled before putting in the refrigerator.

When the fat appears and solidifies, remove then reheat the chili. Makes 8 servings.

Diet Chili Recipe

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