Quick Chili

Quick Chili
  • Yield: 4 cups

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.


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

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 318
  • Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 62mg
  • Sodium 759mg
  • Carbohydrate 31g
  • Fiber 11g
  • Sugars 9g
  • Protein 34g