Beef Chili with Avocado

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Beef Chili with Avocado
Nutrition Facts
1 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving (204g)
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 520
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30g 39%
Saturated Fat 8g 41%
Trans Fat 1g  
Cholesterol 75mg 26%
Sodium 1130mg 49%
Total Carbohydrates 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 13g 46%
Total Sugars 8g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 30g 0%
Calcium 138mg 10%
Iron 7mg 40%
Potassium 1020mg 39%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

A flavorful way to warm up this winter is with beef and avocado chili! Seasoned to delight with cumin, garlic, chili powder and more, this chili packs protein and nutrients with beans, cheese, ground beef and tomatoes. Make it on Sunday and enjoy it all week with corn chips, whole grain crackers or a fresh side salad.

Ingredients

  • 1 T. vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 c. red onion, chopped, divided
  • 1/4 c. jalapeños, diced
  • 1 T. garlic, minced
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 ea. 14- or 15-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 2 c. water, divided
  • 3 T. chili powder, or to taste
  • 2 T. ground cumin
  • 1 T. all-purpose flour
  • 1 ea. 15-ounce can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 1/4 c. cilantro, chopped
  • Cheddar cheese, coarsely grated (optional) to taste
  • 1 ea. Avocado From Mexico, halved, pitted, peeled, and sliced

Instructions

  1. In large saucepan over medium-high heat, heat vegetable oil. Set aside 1/4 cup onion; add remaining onion and jalapeños to saucepan; cook and stir until soft, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute.
  3. Add beef, breaking into large chunks; cook and stir until no longer pink, about 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in tomatoes and 1 cup water; heat to boiling, reduce heat to medium-low; cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add chili powder and cumin; cook 1 minute.
  6. In small bowl, combine 1 cup water with flour; add to chili along with kidney beans and salt.
  7. Bring to a boil; cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 5 minutes; stir in cilantro, if desired.
  8. To serve, ladle chili into bowls; sprinkle with reserved 1/4 cup chopped onion and cheese, if desired.
  9. Top with sliced avocados.

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Nutrition Facts
Beef Chili with Avocado
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 520 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30g 39%
Saturated Fat 8g 41%
Trans Fat 1g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 75mg 26%
Sodium 1130mg 49%
Total Carbohydrates 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 13g 46%
Total Sugars 8g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 30g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0.11mg 0.11%
Calcium 138mg 10%
Iron 7mg 40%
Potassium 1020mg 39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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