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How to Make the Best Chili

 
How to Make the Best Chili
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This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
 
One serving costs about $1.92

$1.92 per serving

5 people like this recipe

5 likes

This recipe is ready in 130 minutes

Ready in 2 hours and 10 minutes

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spoonacular Score:69%

Spoonacular Score: 69%

 

How to Make the Best Chili is a gluten free and dairy free main course. One portion of this dish contains about 31g of protein, 6g of fat, and a total of 279 calories. This recipe serves 8. For $1.92 per serving, this recipe covers 27% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. The Super Bowl will be even more special with this recipe. It is brought to you by Pink When. A mixture of ground beef, tomato juice, cayenne pepper, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so yummy. 1 person has made this recipe and would make it again. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 2 hours and 10 minutes. It is an affordable recipe for fans of American food. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 43%. This score is solid. If you like this recipe, take a look at these similar recipes: Chili Basics – How to Make and Customize Basic Chili, Chili Dip – canned tamales, chili beans, Rotel and more make for a flavorful dip, and How To Make Your Own Chili Oil.

Ingredients

Servings:
0.25 cups
0.25 cups bell pepper
bell pepper
15 oz
15 oz canned kidney beans
canned kidney beans
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps cayenne pepper
cayenne pepper
0.5 Tbsps
0.5 Tbsps chili powder
chili powder
1.5 tsps
1.5 tsps cumin
cumin
2 lb
2 lb lean ground beef
lean ground beef
1.5 cups
1.5 cups onions
onions
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps oregano
oregano
1 tsp
1 tsp black pepper
black pepper
1 can
1 can canned pinto beans
canned pinto beans
46 oz
46 oz canned tomato juice
canned tomato juice
12 oz
12 oz canned tomato paste
canned tomato paste
1 cup
1 cup water
water
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps white sugar
white sugar
0.25 cups bell pepper
0.25 cups
bell pepper
15 oz canned kidney beans
15 oz
canned kidney beans
0.25 tsps cayenne pepper
0.25 tsps
cayenne pepper
0.5 Tbsps chili powder
0.5 Tbsps
chili powder
1.5 tsps cumin
1.5 tsps
cumin
2 lb lean ground beef
2 lb
lean ground beef
1.5 cups onions
1.5 cups
onions
0.5 tsps oregano
0.5 tsps
oregano
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp
black pepper
1 can canned pinto beans
1 can
canned pinto beans
46 oz canned tomato juice
46 oz
canned tomato juice
12 oz canned tomato paste
12 oz
canned tomato paste
1 cup water
1 cup
water
0.5 tsps white sugar
0.5 tsps
white sugar

Equipment

frying pan
frying pan
pot
pot
frying pan
frying pan
pot
pot


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Pink When

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.92
Ingredient
¼ cups bell pepper
15 ounces canned kidney beans
¼ teaspoons cayenne pepper
½ tablespoons chili powder
1.5 teaspoons cumin
2 pounds lean ground beef
1.5 cups onions
½ teaspoons oregano
1 teaspoon black pepper
46 ounces canned tomato juice
12 ounces canned tomato paste
Price
$0.19
$0.76
$0.05
$0.17
$0.20
$10.26
$0.53
$0.03
$0.06
$1.77
$1.34
$15.35

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you prefer lean meat but want to switch it up, try ground turkey, pork, or even bison!

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • You can choose lean ground beef or switch to ground turkey or ground bison if you prefer less fatty meat.

Price Tips

  • The price of ground beef is going up. Beans and lentils, on the other hand, are both cheap and filling. Depending on the recipe, you might be able to add beans or lentils to stretch out your beef.

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure you cook ground meat thoroughly. Grinding meat creates a lot of surface area that bacteria can grow on, so eating undercooked ground meat poses a real health risk.

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

Green Tips

  • Choose organic, grassfed beef whenever possible. If you're worried about your grocery budget, try eating a few vegetarian meals so you can afford better meat!

  • Beans freeze well, so don't throw out your leftovers!

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
279 Calories
30g Protein
6g Total Fat
26g Carbs
30% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
279
14%

Fat
6g
10%

  Saturated Fat
2g
17%

Carbohydrates
26g
9%

  Sugar
13g
15%

Cholesterol
70mg
23%

Sodium
575mg
25%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
30g
61%

Vitamin C
47mg
58%

Vitamin B3
9mg
45%

Zinc
6mg
45%

Vitamin B12
2µg
42%

Vitamin B6
0.82mg
41%

Potassium
1410mg
40%

Phosphorus
359mg
36%

Vitamin A
1707IU
34%

Selenium
23µg
33%

Iron
5mg
32%

Manganese
0.51mg
26%

Fiber
6g
25%

Copper
0.45mg
23%

Magnesium
83mg
21%

Vitamin B2
0.35mg
21%

Vitamin E
2mg
20%

Folate
65µg
16%

Vitamin B1
0.23mg
15%

Vitamin B5
1mg
13%

Vitamin K
12µg
12%

Calcium
72mg
7%

covered percent of daily need

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