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Texas Chili con Carne Recipe

Texas Chili con Carne Recipe

I love to cook, but meals at my house have to be ready in a hurry because we're always on the go. I found this recipe in a magazine almost 30 years ago.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1-1/2 hours YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 3/4 cup canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer; drain. Stir in the tomatoes, tomato sauce, beans, chili powder, oregano, salt if desired, cumin and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1-1/3 cups) equals 357 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 1,247 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 10 g fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3-1/2 lean meat, 2 starch.