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Two Bean Chili

Two Bean Chili

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Two Bean Chili
Makes: 4 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

This no-fuss chili is a great way to use ground beef and beans to make a tasty main dish. Chili can be served by itself, with crackers, cooked rice, or baked potato.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 can (about 8 ounces) low-sodium kidney beans, drained
  • 1/2 can (about 8 ounces) low-sodium vegetarian beans
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 1/2 cups low-sodium tomato juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. In a medium-size pot, brown ground beef over medium to high heat for 8 to 10 minutes. Drain fat.
  2. Add kidney beans, vegetarian beans, onions, chili powder, tomato juice, and pepper.
  3. Cook over low heat for about 40 minutes. Serve hot.

Notes

Tip for cooking with ground beef: The recommended safe minimum internal temperature for ground beef is 160 degrees F, as measured with a food thermometer.

Tip: USDA Foods macaroni products such as spaghetti, rotini, and macaroni are great additions to chili.

Source:

A Harvest of Recipes with USDA Foods
USDA Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 275
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 39 mg
Sodium 284 mg
Carbohydrates 32 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Total Sugars 12 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 18 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 64 mg
Iron 4 mg
Potassium 860 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 275
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 39 mg
Carbohydrates 32 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Total Sugars 12 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 18 g
Minerals
Calcium 64 mg
Potassium 860 mg
Sodium 284 mg
Copper 332 mcg
Iron 4 mg
Magnesium 66 mg
Phosphorus 246 mg
Selenium 11 mcg
Zinc 4 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 45 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.5 mg
Vitamin B12 1.3 mg
Vitamin C 31 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 9 mcg
Folate 86 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 4 mg
Choline 76 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 1/2 cups
Protein Foods 4 ounces
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