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Tangy Beef Chili Recipe

Tangy Beef Chili Recipe

Not only is this delicious chili quick to make, the blue cheese wedge adds a creamy, tangy accent. —Luann Maner, Taylor, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 35 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 can (15 ounces) Ranch Style beans (pinto beans in seasoned tomato sauce)
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 wedges The Laughing Cow light blue cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, cook the beef, green pepper and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  • 2. Stir in the beans, tomatoes, chili powder, cumin and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until flavors are blended. Top with cheese. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 266 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 663 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.