Red Bean Chili

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 571 calories
    • Calories 199 calories from fat
    • Fat 22 g
    • Sat Fat 8 g
    • Cholesterol 137 mg
    • Sodium 2,132 mg
    • Protein 56 g
    • Carbohydrate 34 g
    • Sugar 7 g
    • Fiber 12 g
    • Iron 9 mg
    • Calcium 153 mg

Place a large Dutch oven or saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the beef and cook until browned, about 5 minutes.Add the onion, stirring well, and cook until translucent, 3 to 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute more.Gradually add the broth, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the Dutch oven; bring to a boil.Stir in the chili powder, cumin, and tomatoes. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and let simmer for 10 minutes.Add the beans, salt, and vinegar, stirring well. Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes more.Serve with the Cheddar, sour cream, jalapeño, and corn bread, if desired.

Ingredients

  1. Check 2 to 2 1/4 pounds lean ground beef
  2. Check 1 large onion, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
  3. Check 5 cloves garlic, minced
  4. Check 2 14 1/2-ounce cans vegetable or beef broth
  5. Check 1/3 cup chili powder
  6. Check 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  7. Check 1 14 1/2-ounce can diced tomatoes
  8. Check 2 15 1/2-ounce cans kidney beans, drained
  9. Check 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  10. Check 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  11. Check optional toppings and sides: grated Cheddar, sour cream, minced jalapeño, corn bread

Directions

  1. Place a large Dutch oven or saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the beef and cook until browned, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the onion, stirring well, and cook until translucent, 3 to 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute more.
  3. Gradually add the broth, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the Dutch oven; bring to a boil.
  4. Stir in the chili powder, cumin, and tomatoes. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and let simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Add the beans, salt, and vinegar, stirring well. Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes more.
  6. Serve with the Cheddar, sour cream, jalapeño, and corn bread, if desired.