Country Chili

Country ChiliNow I know we are Canadians and hockey is truly our sport but if you happen to be celebrating Super Bowl Sunday then here is a recipe you can whip up that is sure to be a crowd pleaser.  Best of all it will make great leftovers for lunch on Monday…that is if there is any left!Recipe Coutesy of Manitoba Pulse Growers AssociationPulses are incredibly nutritious and are an important part of any healthy diet. They are high in fibre, low in fat, have a low glycemic index and are gluten free.

Yield: Serves 16

Ingredients:

1 lbs
lean ground beef
500 g
1 Tbsp
canola oil
15 mL
2
garlic cloves, minced
2
2 cup
onion, chopped
500 mL
1
green pepper, seeded and chopped
1
2
celery stalks, chopped
2
1 – 7 1/2 oz can
tomato sauce
398 mL
1-28 oz can
tomatoes, halved
796 mL
1 Tbsp
chili powder
15 mL
1 tsp
Worcestershire sauce
1 mL
4 cup
red kidney beans, cooked
1 L
OR
2-19 oz can
red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
2-540 mL
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
15 mL
pinch of salt and pepper

Directions:

1) In skillet, cook ground beef until browned.
2) In a medium soup pot, heat oil and sauté garlic, onion, green peppers and celery about 5 minutes.
3) Add ground beef, tomato sauce, tomatoes, chili powder and Worcestershire sauce.
Cook 10 minutes on medium
heat and add beans.
4) Bring to a boil and season with
lemon juice, salt and pepper.
Serve and enjoy.


Nutritional Information:

Serving Size: 1 cup (250 mL) Calories: 167
Cholesterol: 28 mg Total Fat: 6 g
Carbohydrates: 16 g Fibre: 6 g
Protein: 13 g Saturated Fat: 2g
Sodium: 431 mg

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