Warm up the family with this Beef and Bean Chili Verde for dinner tonight! This hearty beef and bean dish is as tasty as it is easy to cook!
1. In large saucepot, heat oil over medium heat. Add bell peppers and onion, and cook 5 minutes or until vegetables begin to soften, stirring frequently. Stir in garlic, chili powder, cumin and oregano, and cook 1 minute.
2. Increase heat to medium-high. Add beef and cook 8 to 10 minutes or until browned, breaking up meat with side of wooden spoon. Stir in tomato paste and cook 1 minute. Stir in chiles, salsa and water, and heat to simmering. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in beans and salt. If chili seems thick, add up to ½ cup additional water. Cook 5 minutes. Serve chili topped with green onions, tomatoes and/or cilantro, if desired.
Sliced green onions, diced tomatoes and/or chopped fresh cilantro leaves for garnish (optional)
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes • Serves: 6
Approximate nutritional values per serving: 335 Calories, 8g Fat (3g Saturated), 65mg Cholesterol, 886mg Sodium, 33g Carbohydrates, 9g Fiber, 30g Protein