Hearty Halftime Chili

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Hearty Halftime Chili
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This chili is great for football season. It can be served with chips, bread, or just plain. 

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4
Servings
427
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound lean ground beef (preferably pasture-raised)
  • 1/2 Cup chopped red onion
  • 2 Tablespoons minced garlic
  • 32 Ounces jar tomato sauce or stewed tomatoes
  • 2 Cups diced zucchini
  • 2 Cups chopped kale
  • One 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 Cup frozen corn
  • 2 Teaspoons ground chili powder
  • 1 Teaspoon ground paprika

Directions

Brown the ground beef, onion, and garlic over medium heat in a large saucepan. Drain after. 

Stir in the rest of the ingredients and bring to a soft boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 25 to 30 minutes, allowing the vegetables to soften and flavors to meld.

Garnish with sliced avocado and green onions. Serve with Chia Cornbread Muffins, if you'd like! 

Chili Shopping Tip

Basic Latin ingredients include chiles, rice, adobo seasoning, and beans.

Chili Cooking Tip

Latin food often packs a lot of heat, so try to moderate the amount of chiles and spices you use for your dish.

Chili Wine Pairing

Malbec, syrah/shiraz, mourvèdre, Rhône blends, zinfandel, petite sirah, primitivo, or carménère for meat-based chili; Riesling, gewürztraminer, muscat, or torrontés for vegetarian or poultry-based chili.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
13g
21%
Sugar
13g
N/A
Saturated Fat
5g
24%
Cholesterol
74mg
25%
Protein
36g
72%
Carbs
46g
15%
Vitamin A
266µg
30%
Vitamin B12
3µg
42%
Vitamin B6
1mg
53%
Vitamin C
75mg
100%
Vitamin D
0.1µg
N/A
Vitamin E
5mg
27%
Vitamin K
251µg
100%
Calcium
162mg
16%
Fiber
14g
58%
Folate (food)
171µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
171µg
43%
Iron
8mg
45%
Magnesium
133mg
33%
Monounsaturated
5g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
10mg
51%
Phosphorus
481mg
69%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
1849mg
53%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.6mg
35.4%
Sodium
1356mg
56%
Thiamin (B1)
0.4mg
24.5%
Trans
0.6g
N/A
Zinc
7mg
48%