If you like spicy hot chili then you will love Catch a Fire Chili. Get ready to feel the heat. This recipe uses Catch a Fire’s famous Combination Heat Pepper Sauce to turn on the afterburners. Follow the instructions below or, if your not a “hot head” adjust the spices to your taste.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 40 min. MAKES: 8 servings
1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium green pepper, chopped
1-3/4 cups water
2 cans (8 ounces each) tomato sauce
1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (15-1/2 ounces) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 tablespoon baking cocoa
3 tablespoons Catch a Fire Combination Heat Pepper Sauce
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
1/2 cup crushed baked tortilla chip scoops
1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
In a Dutch oven over medium heat, cook the beef, onion and pepper until meat is no longer pink; drain.
Stir in the water, tomato sauce, beans, cocoa, hot sauce and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
Garnish each serving with 1 tablespoon each of sour cream, crushed chips and cheese. Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).
1 cup equals 351 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 762 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 11 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.