For a healthy chili recipe that won't dissapoint you or your waistline, try this recipe. Opt for a leaner cut of ground beef, which has less grams of fat. Next, load up on the vegetables. Try starting your chili with a mixture of onions, carrots, and celery. Then, you can spice your chili with jalapenos or use bell peppers for a milder chili. Add some of your favorite chili spices and stew in the tomatoes.
Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Place the beef in the pot and cook until evenly brown. Stir in onion, carrot, celery, and pepper, and cook until tender. Pour water into the pot. Mix in the tomatoes and kidney beans. Season chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 30 minutes.
Pour into chili bowls and garnish with plain Greek yogurt, scallions, avocado, lime juice, salsa, and cilantro.