Hearty Halftime Chili

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
694
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! 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
19g
27%
Sugar
7g
8%
Saturated Fat
8g
33%
Cholesterol
223mg
74%
Carbohydrate, by difference
44g
34%
Protein
85g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
72µg
10%
Vitamin B-12
5µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
5mg
7%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
6µg
7%
Calcium, Ca
89mg
9%
Choline, total
142mg
33%
Fiber, total dietary
6g
24%
Folate, total
83µg
21%
Iron, Fe
11mg
61%
Magnesium, Mg
90mg
28%
Niacin
16mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
580mg
83%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
68µg
100%
Sodium, Na
2695mg
100%
Water
368g
14%
Zinc, Zn
13mg
100%

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.