Eat-the-Bowl Rainbow Chili

rainbow chili 150 Image by: rainbow chili 150 Author: Canadian Living

When sending this for lunch, wrap the bread bowl separately. Warm the chili in the morning before packing in a vacuum bottle. Then all your child has to do is scoop it into the hearty bowl and sprinkle with the cheese that you've packed separately.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living's Eat Right: Spring 2004

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetabIe oil
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped sweet red and green pepper
  • 2 carrots peeled or scrubbed and thinly sliced
  • 2 celery thinly sliced
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 1 lb beef
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 3/4 cups frozen corn
  • 3/4 cups canned corn
  • 4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can white kidney bean drained and rinsed
  • 1 can great Norther Beans drained and rinsed
  • 4 crusty rolls
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Method

In saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat; cook red and green peppers, carrots, celery, onion and garlic, stirring often, until softened, about 5 minutes.

Add turkey; cook until no longer pink, 3 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, corn, chili powder, salt, cumin, oregano and pepper; bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Stir in beans; cook, uncovered, for 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes.

Cut out wedge along top of each roll; pull out some of the inside to hollow out "bowl" with side at least 1/2 inch (1 cm) thick. Spoon in chili and sprinkle with cheese.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 1907 mg
  • Protein 44 g
  • Calories 761.0
  • Total fat 26 g
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Total carbohydrate 90 g

%RDI

  • Iron 56.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 76.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 29.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 122.0
  • Vitamin C 92.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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