• prep: 25 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 1 hr 5 min
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  • Summary

    Chile con carne is spicy and satisfying comfort food for a cold winter weekend.

    Ingredients

    • 2 Tbsp olive oil
    • 1 large green bell pepper, diced
    • 1 large red bell pepper, diced
    • 2 medium onions, diced
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2 pounds ground beef, (80:20 meat-to-fat ratio)
    • 2 - 28 oz cans crushed tomato
    • ¼ cup chili powder
    • 1 tsp ground cumin
    • ½ tsp cinnamon
    • 2 tsp oregano
    • 2 tsp Kosher salt
    • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
    • 2 Tbsp light brown sugar
    • 1 - 4.5 oz minced green chiles
    • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, finely minced
    • 1 -12 oz bottle of beer (I like a pale ale or stout for deeper flavor)
    • 3 - 15 oz cans kidney beans, drained and rinsed
    • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
    • ½ lime
    • *shredded cheddar, sliced scallions, chopped cilantro and sour cream for topping

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 325 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 15.46%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 18.52%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 12 mg 4.14%
    • Sodium: 966 mg 40.27%
    • Calcium: 136 mg 13.65%
    • Potassium: 265 mg 7.58%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 25.79%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 41 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 11 g 44.24%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 14 g
    • Alcohol: 4 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 80.84%
    • Vitamin C 9.07%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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