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Lean Beef Chili


1 pound extra lean ground beef

1 garlic clove, minced

½ cup chopped onion

½ cup chopped green pepper

1 (10z) can diced tomatoes with green chilies

1 (14oz) can chili beans, rinsed and drained

3 cups water

1 Tbsp chili powder

½ tsp garlic salt

½ tsp pepper



In a Dutch oven, cook ground beef with garlic, onion, and green pepper until meat is no longer pink. Stir in tomatoes, beans, water, chili powder, garlic salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil; cover, simmer for 30 minutes.

Makes 16 (1/2 cup) servings

Per serving: 102 calories, 10 g protein, 6 g carbohydrate, 5g fat, 1.5g fiber


Recipe Resource: Extraordinary Taste: A Festive Guide For Life After Weight Loss Surgery by Shannon Owens-Malett, MS, RD, LD