Spicy Sweet Chili

When it comes to chili recipes, you don't normally find pineapple in the ingredient list, but the fruit adds a hint of sweetness in contrast to the beef and spices.


Spicy Sweet Chili

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Ingredients
  • 8   ounces 
    boneless beef top sirloin or top round steak
  •  
    Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1   medium 
    onion, chopped
  • 1   stalk 
    celery, sliced
  • 1   teaspoon 
    bottled minced garlic
  • 1   cup 
    water
  • 1  15 1/4 ounce can 
    pineapple tidbits (juice pack), undrained
  • 1  15 - 15 3/4 ounce can 
    chili beans with chili gravy, undrained
  • 1  14 1/2 ounce can 
    diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1  8  ounce can 
    tomato sauce
  • 1   tablespoon 
    packed brown sugar
  • 2   teaspoons 
    chili powder
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/8  teaspoon 
    cayenne pepper
  •  
    Dairy sour cream (optional)
Directions
1.
Trim fat from meat. Cut meat into 3/4-inch pieces. Lightly coat an unheated 4-quart Dutch oven with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat over medium-high heat. Add meat, onion, celery, and garlic. Cook and stir until meat is brown and onion is tender.
2.
Carefully stir in the water, pineapple, chili beans with gravy, tomatoes, tomato sauce, brown sugar, chili powder, salt, and cayenne pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 45 to 60 minutes or until meat is tender. If desired, serve with sour cream. Makes 5 or 6 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 325, Fat, total (g) 2, chol. (mg) 27, carb. (g) 39, Monosaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 8, sugar (g) 19, pro. (g) 16, sodium (mg) 750, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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