Main Dishes

Chile con Carne

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A delicious protein-packed meal, this chili is my family's favorite dinner! Serve over some brown rice, and you have a perfectly balanced meal.

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1 lb ground chuck (20% fat)
1/2 brown onion, chopped coarsely
1 8 oz. can roasted tomatoes, Mexican seasoning (with green chiles)
2 8 oz. cans red kidney beans (make sure they don't have any sugar added)
1 TBSP canola oil
3 TBSP chili powder
1 TBSP ground cumin
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp ground cardamom
salt and pepper to taste
Red cayenne pepper, if you like your chile spicier...
Steamed brown rice or white rice to accompany the dish
Heat the oil in a heavy pot under medium heat. Once it is hot, add the chopped onion and cook for about 2-3 minutes. Add the meat and cook thoroughly. Sprinkle the salt while it cooks. Once the meat is...
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Nutritions

Calories
243

Sodium
305mg
12% DV

Fat
10g
16% DV

Protein
27g
55% DV

Carbs
7g
2% DV

Fiber
3g
15% DV
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