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Savory Summer Chili Recipe

Savory Summer Chili

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Servings: 4 

Estimated Total Preparation Time: 30 minutes

You’ll love this flavorful chili, which gives you a one-two punch of cholesterol-lowering fiber and filling protein.

Recipe Nutritional Information:

Calories per Serving: 523

Total Protein per Serving: 40 grams 

Total Carbs per Serving: 54 grams

Total Fat per Serving: 18 grams

Saturated Fat per Serving: 5 grams

Total Fiber per Serving: 15 grams

Recipe Ingredients:

1 medium sized onion

3 cloves garlic

1 chipotle, dried and crushed

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 pound 95% lean ground beef

1 can (15 oz) pinto beans

1 can (15 oz) adzuki beans (can substitute kidney beans, if desired)

1 28-ounce can chopped tomato

Salt and pepper

1 tbsp cumin

½ cup low-fat (2% fat) plain Greek style yogurt


Dice the onion, finely chop the garlic, and crush the chipotle. Heat olive oil in a 4-quart saucepot on medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, and chipotle to oil. Season with salt and pepper and cook until onion is translucent. Add ground beef and cook approximately 5 minutes.

Reduce heat to medium. Strain both cans of beans and add beans to pot. Discard bean liquid. Stir all ingredients and add chopped tomato. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add cumin and simmer for 5 minutes.

When finished, divide evenly into four bowls and top each with 2 tbsp yogurt.


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