•2 tsp canola oil
•2 garlic cloves, crushed
•1 cup chopped onion
•1 stick celery, chopped
•1 red bell pepper, chopped
•1 pound extra-lean ground beef
•1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes (with jalapenos, if available)
•2 tbsp tomato paste
•1 15-ounce can dark red kidney beans, drained
•1 15-ounce can pinto beans, drained
•2-3 tbsp chili powder, or to taste
•1 tbsp ground cumin
Heat oil in a large Dutch oven. Add garlic, onion, celery and pepper, and sauté gently for 2-3 minutes. Add ground beef and cook until meat is browned, about 5 minutes.
Add tomatoes, tomato paste, beans, chili powder and cumin.
Stir well. Simmer for 25-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Per Serving: Calories 244, Calories from Fat 46, Total Fat 5.1g (sat 1.7g), Cholesterol 35mg, Sodium 536mg, Carbohydrate 29.4g, Fiber 9.5g, 20g