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21-Alarm Chile --Lowfat

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Category: Main Dish, Meat

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Extra-lean ground beef
  • 1 md Onion -- chopped fine
  • 30 ml Garlic -- finely chopped
  • 1 lg Green pepper -- cut into
  • 1/2 "


2 cans 28oz Crushed Tomatoes 2 teaspoons Oregano 2 teaspoons
Cumin 3 tablespoons Chili powder 2 tablespoons Unsweetened cocoa powder 2
teaspoons Sugar 1 teaspoon Crushed hot pepper 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
1 can 15oz kidney beans rinsed a strainer

In a 2 1/2 quart saucepan cook the meat over medium heat until it is well
done, about 6-8 minutes, stirring frequently to crumble the meat. Pour off
the fat. With a slotted spoon transfer meat to paper towels to absorb extra
fat and wipe the remaining fat residue from the saucepan. In the same pot,
saute the onion, garlic, and green pepper with 1/2 cup of the crushed
tomatoes for 3 minutes. Add the oregano, cumin, chili powder, cocoa powder,
sugar, hot pepper, and Tabasco sauce, and continue cooking for 3 minutes
more. Add the beans, meat, and the remaining crushed tomatoes, and cook
together for 25 minutes over low heat. YIELD: Makes 8 1-cup servings Each
serving: 252 calories, 21.4gm protein, 8.3gm total fat, 26.3gm carbo, 49mg
chol, 9.2gm fiber, 358mg

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