This recipe is packed with nutrients, and sure to keep you satiated. For the tomato juice I use Spicy Organic Very Veggies juice. And I like to add more than 1 cup because I like a more of a broth base in my chili. I like to make it at the beginning of the week and have leftovers at lunch time!
1 LB. GROUND BEEF (OPTIONAL for vegetarian and plant-based)
1 CAN KIDNEY BEANS, RINSED
1 CAN BLACK BEANS, RINSED
1 CAN DICED TOMATOES
1/2 ONION, DICED
1 RED PEPPER, DICED
3 CLOVES GARLIC, MINCED
1 CUP VEGETABLE BROTH
1 CUP TOMATO JUICE
1 TBSP OLIVE OIL
2 TBSP CHILI POWDER
1/2 TSP CUMIN
1 TSP PAPRIKA
In deep skillet add olive oil, garlic, red peppers and onion. Cook until onions are translucent. Remove from skillet, set aside.
Cook ground beef in skillet.
Add chili powder and mix with ground beef. Add remaining ingredients, including the onion mix. Simmer covered for 30 minutes. Makes 8 servings.
V- to make this vegetarian omit the ground beef.
GF – this meal is gluten free. Make sure to read the label on the beans.
Nutrition per Serving: Calories 228, Fat 6g, Carbs 21g, Fiber 7g, Sugars 4g, Protein 24g