Tested till perfect Ground Beef Chili

Ground Beef Chili

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: November 2010

Recipe3 out of 5 based on 55 ratings.
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  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Total time 40 minutes
  • Portion size 6 to 8


  • 1 tbsp 1tbspvegetable oil
  • 3 3oniononions, chopped
  • 4 4cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 lb 2lbmedium ground beef or lean ground beef
  • 3 tbsp 3tbspchili powder
  • 1-1/4 tsp 1-1/4tspground cumin
  • 1 tsp 1tspground coriander
  • 1 tsp 1tspdried oregano
  • 1 tsp 1tspsalt
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspcayenne pepper, (optional)
  • 1 can (28 oz/796 mL) 1can (28 oz/796 mL)plum tomatoplum tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupbottled strained tomatoes, (passata)
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupwater
  • 1 can (19 oz/540 mL) 1can (19 oz/540 mL)kidney beankidney beans, drained and rinsed
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In Dutch oven or large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook onions and garlic, stirring occasionally, until golden, 8 to 10 minutes.

Add beef; cook, breaking up with spoon, until browned. Stir in chili powder, cumin, coriander, oregano, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper (if using); cook for 1 minute.

Crush plum tomatoes with potato masher; add to pot along with strained tomatoes, water and beans. Bring to boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Uncover and cook for 10 minutes.

Nutritional Information Per each of 8 servings: about

cal 373 pro 26g total fat 21g sat. fat 8g
carb 20g fibre 6g chol 68mg sodium 696mg
potassium 747mg

% RDI:

calcium 8 iron 34 vit A 10 vit C 28
folate 18
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