Cooking at Home - Beef and Bean Chili Verde

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Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Makes:   6 Servings 

This recipe blends flavors and packs a nutritional punch as a source of iron, vitamin C, and fiber. Bell pepper, onion, and tomatoes bring color to the dish.


  • 2/3 pound ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 bell pepper, large (chopped)
  • 1 onion, large (chopped)
  • 6 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 can diced tomatoes, low-sodium (14.5 ounces)
  • 1 3/4 cups green salsa (or enchilada sauce, 1-16 ounce jar)
  • 1 can pinto or kidney beans (rinsed and drained, 15 ounces)


  • Place meat, bell pepper, tomatoes, and onion in large sauce pan, . Heat on medium 8-10 minutes, stirring frequently until the meat is browned; drain fat.
  • Add garlic, chili powder and cumin, cook until fragrant (15 seconds).
  • Stir in salsa and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer; cover and cook 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add beans and cook until heated.

Source: ONIE Project - Oklahoma Nutrition Information and Education. Simple Healthy Recipes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount

Calories 216 

Total Fat 6 g

Saturated Fat 2 g

Cholesterol 31 mg

Sodium 623 mg

Total Carbohydrate 26 g

Dietary Fiber 8 g

Total Sugars 6 g

Added Sugars included 0 g

Protein 17 g

Vitamin D 0 mcg

Calcium 82 mg

Iron 4 mg

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