Healthy Beef and Black Bean Chili – Recipe of the week
This is one of my favorites. Its filling, high in protein, and low in calories and fat. I make it on Sunday and stick it in the fridge so its ready to go for my lunches throughout the week.
A serving is 2-1/2 cups which gets you 260 calories, 3.5 g fat, 1g sat fat, 37g carbs, 9g fiber, and 22g protein.
You will need:
- 1/2 pound of lean ground beef
- 2 chopped yellow onions
- 2 sliced celery stalks
- 1 yellow bell pepper
- 10 oz. white mushrooms
- 1 jalapeno pepper
- 1 large minced garlic clove ( I use 3)
- 2 14 1/2 oz cans diced tomatoes
- 1 15 1/2 oz can black beans
- 3 cups water
- 2 tbsp tomatoe paste
- 1-1/2 tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp ground cumin
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
- 2 tbsp fresh chopped cilantro
How to make it:
Spray a large nonstick saucepan with nonstick vegetable oil cooking spray and set over medium-high heat. Add the beef and cook, about 3-5 minutes. Drain fat
Add all ingredients to large pot and cook over med heat for 45 minutes.