Beef & Vegetable Chili

Beef & Vegetable Chili

DifficultyBeginner

Yields12 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time40 mins
 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 cup carrot, large dice (about 2 carrots)
 1 green pepper, deseeded, large dice
 1 jalapeño pepper, deseeded, large dice
 4 cloves garlic, diced
 2 lbs lean ground beef
 2 tbsp ground cumin
 1 tsp smoked paprika
 1 tsp salt
 1 28 oz. can of diced tomatoes
 2 15 1/4 oz. cans of kidney beans, drained & rinsed
 2 vegetable stock
Garnishes:
 2 tbsp 2% plain yogurt
 2 tbsp reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese
 chopped green onions
 chopped fresh cilantro
1

Heat oil in heavy large pot over medium-high heat.

2

Add onions and carrots, sauté until brown, about 6 minutes.

3

Add peppers and garlic, sauté 1 minute.

4

Add beef, sauté until brown, breaking it up as it cooks, about 6 minutes.

5

Add chili powder, cumin, salt and paprika, then mix in tomatoes with juices, beans, and stock, bring to boil.

6

Reduce heat and simmer until chili thickens and flavors blend, stirring occasionally, about 20-30 minutes.

7

Ladle chili into bowls. Serve with garnishes.

Ingredients

 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 cup carrot, large dice (about 2 carrots)
 1 green pepper, deseeded, large dice
 1 jalapeño pepper, deseeded, large dice
 4 cloves garlic, diced
 2 lbs lean ground beef
 2 tbsp ground cumin
 1 tsp smoked paprika
 1 tsp salt
 1 28 oz. can of diced tomatoes
 2 15 1/4 oz. cans of kidney beans, drained & rinsed
 2 vegetable stock
Garnishes:
 2 tbsp 2% plain yogurt
 2 tbsp reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese
 chopped green onions
 chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

1

Heat oil in heavy large pot over medium-high heat.

2

Add onions and carrots, sauté until brown, about 6 minutes.

3

Add peppers and garlic, sauté 1 minute.

4

Add beef, sauté until brown, breaking it up as it cooks, about 6 minutes.

5

Add chili powder, cumin, salt and paprika, then mix in tomatoes with juices, beans, and stock, bring to boil.

6

Reduce heat and simmer until chili thickens and flavors blend, stirring occasionally, about 20-30 minutes.

7

Ladle chili into bowls. Serve with garnishes.

Beef & Vegetable Chili