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Healthy Chili Dinner

Another recipe borrowed from a friend and delicious!

Healthy Chili Dinner 

4lbs extra lean ground beef or ground turkey
4 cans kidney beans, drained and rinsed
2 large onions, chopped
2 large tomatoes, chopped
4 bell peppers (1 green, 1 red, 1 yellow, 1 orange, cut into 1⁄2-inch squares)
6 cloves of garlic
Two 46-fl oz bottles low sodium V8 Vegetable juice, spice hot
Spices:
4 TBSP chili powder
2 TSP ground pepper

A little Frank's hot sauce gives it an extra kick

In a large skillet, brown the ground beef, one pound at a time, over high heat together with garlic and onions. If your skillet is large enough you can brown the beef all at once to save time. On the last batch, add spices after the beef is browned and continue frying for another couple of minutes.
Add the browned beef to a very large pot with a lid, and then add the beans, tomatoes, peppers and V8 juice. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to simmer.

This freezes very well, so you can just thaw it out and pop it in the microwave for a quick meal.

4lbs extra lean ground beef or ground turkey
4 cans kidney beans, drained and rinsed
2 large onions, chopped
2 large tomatoes, chopped
4 bell peppers (1 green, 1 red, 1 yellow, 1 orange, cut into 1⁄2-inch squares)
6 cloves of garlic
Two 46-fl oz bottles low sodium V8 Vegetable juice, spice hot
Spices:
4 TBSP chili powder
2 TSP ground pepper

A little Frank's hot sauce gives it an extra kick

In a large skillet, brown the ground beef, one pound at a time, over high heat together with garlic and onions. If your skillet is large enough you can brown the beef all at once to save time. On the last batch, add spices after the beef is browned and continue frying for another couple of minutes.
Add the browned beef to a very large pot with a lid, and then add the beans, tomatoes, peppers and V8 juice. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to simmer.

This freezes very well, so you can just thaw it out and pop it in the microwave for a quick meal.



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