Easy Low-Fat Chili
Easy low-fat chili
1 medium onion, chopped
¼ cup chopped green pepper
2 cups water, divided
1 can (15½ ounces) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (15 ounces) navy beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (14½ ounces) reduced-salt diced tomatoes, un-drained
1 can (6 ounces) salt-free tomato paste
2 to 4 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon salt, optional
½ teaspoon pepper
In a large saucepan, cook the onion and green pepper in ½ cup water until tender. Add beans, tomatoes and tomato paste. Stir in chili powder, salt if desired, pepper and remaining water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Yield: 7 servings.
Source: (Taste of Home 2012)
Prep/Total time: 30 minutes
Nutrition facts: Diabetic Exchanges: One 1-cup serving (prepared without added salt) equals 2 starch, 1 ½ vegetable; also, 198 calories, 295 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 38 gm carbohydrate, 11 gm proten, 1 gm fat.
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