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Meaty Vegetable Chili Recipe

Spaghetti sauce gives an Italian twist to this chunky chili, which my husband can't get enough of. I always reach for this recipe when my zucchini crop is booming.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 4 cups chopped zucchini
  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) spaghetti sauce with mushrooms
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin


  • 1. In a large saucepan, cook beef and onions over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until the vegetables are tender. Yield: 12 servings (3 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 151 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 478mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 5g fiber), 11g protein.

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