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Four-Star Chili Recipe

Four-Star Chili Recipe

This spicy chili features traditional ingredients like ground beef, green peppers and tomatoes, but carrots and white beans, make it deliciously different. Serve it over rice for a hearty meal. - Frank Fenti, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 1-3/4 hours YIELD:18 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 large green peppers, diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, finely chopped
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons pepper blend
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • Hot cooked rice
  • Sour cream
  • Shredded Colby cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a stockpot, cook the beef, green peppers and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain. Add the tomatoes, beans, broth, carrot, celery, jalapenos and seasonings; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1-1/2 hours or until thick and bubbly.
  • 2. Serve with rice, sour cream and cheese. Yield: 18 servings (4-1/4 quarts).
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 106 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 273 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Reviews for Four-Star Chili

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2010

"Whooh! This chili has great punch with all the pepper and pepper flakes. The guys in my family love it."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2008

"uses white beans served on rice"

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