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Southwest Chili

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Southwest Chili


  • 1 lb Laura's Lean Ground Beef
  • 2 tsps Avocado or olive oil
  • 1 Yellow onion (chopped)
  • 3 Garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 Red bell pepper (medium, chopped)
  • 1 Green pepper (medium, chopped)
  • 1/2 cup Carrots (shredded, chopped)
  • 4 tbsps Chili powder
  • 2 tsps Cumin (ground)
  • 1 tsp Oregano (dried)
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Salt (plus more to taste)
  • 1 can Tomatoes (28 oz can, diced or crushed)
  • 1 can Diced tomatoes with green chilis
  • 1 1/2 cups Chicken broth
  • 1 can Kidney beans (15 oz can, dark red, rinsed and drained)
  • 1 can Corn (15 oz can, rinsed and drained)
  • Cheese, avocado, tortilla chips, cilantro, sour cream (for topping and garnish)


1. Place oil in a large pot and place over medium high heat. Add in onion, garlic, pepper , and carrots and saute for 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently. Next add in ground beef and break up the meat; cooking until no longer pink. Next add in chili powder, cumin, oregano, cayenne pepper and salt; stir for about 20 seconds.

2. Then add in tomatoes, chicken broth, kidney beans and corn. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30-45 minutes or until chili thickens and flavors come together. Taste and adjust seasonings and salt as necessary. Garnish with anything you'd like.


Recipe credit: Amanda Nighbert RD


Nutritional Analysis Per Serving

  • Calories: 311.00
  • Fat Content: 6.00g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 2.00g
  • Cholesterol Content: 43.00mg
  • Sodium Content: 724.00mg
  • Carbohydrate Content: 40.00g
  • Fiber Content: 12.00g
  • Sugar Content: 14.00g
  • Protein Content: 26.00g

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