Tips for healthy Super Bowl snacking and a weight wise chili recipe

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Susan’s Weight-Wise Chili Recipe

Ingredients:

  • chili 1 lb of 97% lean ground beef or turkey or firm tofu, drained
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 green pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1-28 ounce can tomato puree (no salt added)
  • 1-15 ounce can each kidney beans, garbanzo or white beans, and pinto beans-rinsed and drained
  • 3 small-medium baking potatoes, scrubbed and cubed
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 cups water

Directions:

  1. In a large, nonstick saucepan over low-medium high heat, heat olive oil. Add garlic and cook until just softened.
  2. Add the onion and pepper and cook 2 more minutes; then add the ground meat or crumble in the tofu: cook about 5 minutes.
  3. Drain off fat if using meat; add pureed tomatoes, canned beans, potatoes, seasonings, and water.
  4. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for approximately 30 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  5. For thinner chili, add a cup of broth, wine or water.
  6. Serve with a tossed salad.
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