Ground Beef and Salsa Chili
Recipe from Midwest Living

This ground beef and bean chili is one of the best ever. Salsa is used to season it. The best part? It's done in 30 minutes.

Ground Beef and Salsa Chili

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  • 1   pound 
    ground beef
  • 1   
    medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 3   cups 
    low-sodium tomato juice
  • 1  12  ounce jar 
    thick and chunky salsa (1-1/2 cups)
  • 1  15  ounce can 
    chili beans
  • 1  14 1/2 ounce can 
    low-sodium diced tomatoes
  • 1  10 3/4 ounce can 
    reduced-sodium condensed tomato soup
  • 1/2 1 3/4 ounce package 
    chili seasoning mix
    Shredded cheddar cheese (optional)
    Chopped onion (optional)
In a large saucepan, cook beef and onion until meat is brown and onion is tender. Drain fat. Stir in tomato juice, salsa, beans, undrained tomatoes, soup, and seasoning. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 20 minutes.
Top with cheese and onion, if you like. Makes 6 servings
  • Nutrition Note: To reduce the sodium, omit the chili seasoning and substitute 2 tablespoons chili powder.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 323, Fat, total (g) 14, chol. (mg) 48, carb. (g) 37, sodium (mg) 1167, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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