Quick Chili

  • Yield 4 cups

A great last minute chili sure to please.

Quick Chili

Terrific Tip: To cook in slow cooker, first cook meat and onion in skillet until done. Serve with chopped red onions, avocado and shredded reduced-fat cheese.


1 pound ground sirloin
1 onion, chopped
1 can (15 ounces) fat-free chicken broth
1 can (10 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chiles
1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1 dash ground cinnamon
Salt and pepper to taste
1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed


  1. In large nonstick pot, cook meat and onion until done; drain off any excess fat.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.  Reduce heat, and cook over low heat about 10 minutes.

Dietary Exchange: 1 starch, 3 vegetables, 4 lean meat

Recipe reprinted with permission from Holly Clegg’s Kitchen 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence (Holly Clegg, 2012)



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