Chili-Topped Baked Potatoes
This is a creative twist on traditional chili. The potatoes make it a delicious, and filling, main dish.
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
- 1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
- 2 medium onions, chopped
- 1 medium green pepper, chopped
- 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1 can (16 ounces) chili beans, undrained
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- Baked potatoes
- In a Dutch oven, cook the beef, onions and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the tomatoes, beans, sugar and seasonings.
- Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes. Serve with potatoes.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 134 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 237mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 12g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 lean meat.
Originally published as Quick Chili in Comfort Food Diet 2010