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GAMECOX Posts: 172
1/7/11 1:44 P

Daddy Mac's Chili

1 lb 93% fat free ground beef
2 cans of tomato sauce
1 can black beans (rinsed)
1 can of diced tomatoes
1 can whole kernel corn
1 package of McCormick mild chili seasoning mix
1 can of light red kidney beans
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp texas pete
1 cup of chopped onion
1/2 cup of chopped bell pepper
salt and pepper to taste

Yields: Eight one cup servings

First brown ground beef and sprinkle with the ground cumin. (salt and pepper to taste) Add the onions and peppers and continue until softened.

Add all other ingredients and stir over reducing heat to simmer as the pot heats up.

Serve as is or with a side of Tortillia chips or corn muffin (calories do not include these sides)

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GAMECOX.

Number of Servings: 8

Nutritional Info
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 233.2
Total Fat: 4.6 g
Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
Sodium: 1,140.5 mg
Total Carbs: 26.5 g
Dietary Fiber: 8.2 g
Protein: 18.5 g

Edited by: GAMECOX at: 1/7/2011 (13:44)
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1/7/11 10:08 A

Stuffed peppers are good. I have a similar recipe Snoopy, but mine uses diced tomatoes instead of tomato sauce. It's not really a recipe, but Taco Salad is good.

SNOOPY1960 Posts: 1,687
1/6/11 7:50 P

STUFFED PEPPERS - one of my favorite meals !!

1 pound lean ground beef
1 cup cooked brown rice
6 green bell peppers - blanch for 3 minutes in a pot of boiling water, then let cool
1 small onion chopped
2 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce
1 or 2 cloves of garlic chopped
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning or a combination of oregano, parsley and basil.

Turn oven to 350 degrees

In a skillet over medium heat, cook the beef and onions until beef is evenly browned.

Remove and discard the tops, seeds, and membranes of the bell peppers and blanch by boiling for 3 minutes in a pot of water.

Arrange peppers in a baking dish with the hollowed sides facing upward. (Slice the bottoms of the peppers if necessary so that they will stand upright.)

In a bowl, mix the browned beef and onion mixture, cooked rice, 1 can tomato sauce, garlic and seasonings.

Spoon an equal amount of the mixture into each hollowed pepper.

Pour the remaining tomato sauce over the stuffed peppers.

Cover tightly with foil and bake 1 hour.

EMACKESS Posts: 19
1/6/11 4:48 P

I hate to do this to you . . . but I am going to suggest that you try these instead of hamburgers. They are awesome . . . and my family (non-vegetarians) love them!!

Spicy Black Bean Burgers

• 2 cans black beans, drained and well rinsed; divided
• 1 small onion, cut into chunks
• 1/2 green pepper, cut into chunks
• 3 cloves of garlic, peeled
• 1 egg
• 1 1/2 Tbsp. Chili powder
• 1 tsp Sriracha or other hot sauce
• 3/4 c. breadcrumbs (I used panko)
1. In a bowl, place 1/2 of the beans (1 can), garlic, and the vegetable chunks.
2. Using an immersion blender, blend well until no chunks remain.
3. Add the rest of the beans and blend briefly, so that some whole beans remain.
4. Add the egg, chili powder, and hot sauce. Stir well.
5. Add the bread crumbs and combine until the mixture is sticky.
6. Form into 4 patties and either bake, 10 minutes per side in a 400* oven, grill, or pan-fry until hot all the way through and the outside is crunchy.

MARYBAC Posts: 8
1/6/11 4:43 P

Can anyone suggest some light recipes using lean ground beef?

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