Hearty Beef Chili

Using beef stew meat and two cans of high fiber beans makes this slow cooker chili recipe hearty and healthy.

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  • 28 ounces diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 10 ounces chopped tomatoes and green chili peppers, undrained
  • 2 cups vegetable juice or tomato juice
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 pounds beef or pork stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 15 ounce cans black beans, kidney beans, or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • Reduced-fat cheddar, low-fat sour cream and cilantro (optional)
In a 6-quart cooker, combine both cans of tomatoes, vegetable juice, chili powder, cumin, oregano, and garlic. Mix in the meat, onion, celery, and pepper. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours. Stir in the drained beans, then cover and cook for 15 minutes more (if using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting). Ladle chili into bowls. Garnish with cheese, sour cream, and cilantro, if desired.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 224, Fat, total (g) 6, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 24, fiber (g) 6, pro. (g) 24, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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