Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Low Carb Chili

I made this for the Thursday night Packer/ Bears game.  It was delicious.  See my additions in bold.
Low Carb Chili

1.25 lb ground beef
8oz tomato paste
1½ tomatoes, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
2/4 cup onion, chopped
2 celery sticks, chopped
1½ teaspoons cumin
1½ teaspoon chili powder
½ teaspoon pepper
1½ teaspoons salt
¾ cup water (add more if needed)Beth doubled this
**1 tsp beef bouillon granules    
**1/4 tsp red pepper flakes

Brown meat in medium-large pan. Once almost finished, drain off fat and sprinkle ½ teaspoon salt over meat.

Add onions and peppers to pan and continue to cook for 1-2 minutes.

Combine cooked meat, onions, peppers, tomatoes, celery, water, and tomato paste in medium-large pot.

Stir spices into pot. Bring to boil, then reduce heat to low-medium and let simmer for 1-2 hours, stirring every 30 minutes or so.

Serving size: 1 serving (Total recipe makes 6 servings)
Protein 14.99g, Fat 28.88g, Cals 348, Carbs 7.25g, Fiber 2.08g -- NET CARBS: 5.17g

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