Quick Chili

This hearty, protein-packed chili can feed the whole family for only $5. For those trying to eat healthy on a budget, this one’s a win-win.
Servings Prep Time
6servings 5minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Servings Prep Time
6servings 5minutes
Cook Time
20minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2lb. lean ground meat (15% fat)
  • 1 medium onionchopped
  • 15oz. canned kidney beans with liquid
  • 29oz. canned diced tomatoes with liquid
  • 2tbsp. chili powder

Instructions

  1. Brown meat and onions in a large skillet over medium-high heat (350°F in an electric skillet). Drain fat.
  2. Add undrained beans, tomatoes with liquid, and chili powder.
  3. Reduce heat to low (250°F in an electric skillet), cover, and cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Recipe Notes

  • Serve with shredded cabbage, low-fat sour cream, cilantro, or grated cheese.
  • Add other vegetables, such as bell peppers, carrots, celery, and corn, if desired.
  • Add cumin powder, dried oregano, or red pepper flakes in step 2 for extra flavor!

Source: http://foodhero.org/recipes/quick-chili