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Fast Food Chili Recipe

Written by Sky Taylor, Diet Bites

Diet Recipe for Fire Ant Chili

Longing for a taste of your favorite fast food chili but it either doesn't fit into your diet plan OR it's inconvenient to leave home?

The Diet Bites' Kitchen has reinvented chili keeping the richness of fast-food chili, while stripping fat and calorie content.

The key to Fire Ant Chili is the beans. If you like Wendy's chili, you may just fall in love with our recipe.

By the way, when dining out, Wendy's chili is one of your smarter dieting choices.

One large chili with cheese and onions, 10 crackers and chili sauce weighs in at only 400 calories - and this is for the large container of Wendy's chili.

Back to the beans....

Beans can make or break a chili recipe. Too many kidneys and the chili goes all watery. Too many pintos and the rich body just trots away. By mixing both dark and light beans, we arrive at the perfect bean-blend which in turn creates a perfect chili recipe.

Ingredients for Diet Recipe Fire Ant Chili

1 1/2 pounds of extra lean ground beef
1 can (21 ounces) of dark kidney beans
1 can (21 ounces) of pinto beans, drained
8 ounces of tomato sauce
6 ounces of tomato paste
1 Tablespoon of chili powder
1 teaspoon of ground cumin
Pepper & Salt to suit personal taste
Shot of hot sauce
1 teaspoon of brown sugar
1 Tablespoon of vegetable oil
1 small diced onion
1/4 cup of diced bell peppers

Great for dieting, family suppers, campfire cookouts and family get together's, our Fire Ant Chili was designed for pure-d Diet Pleasure.

The ingredients in this recipe create our diet-wise Fire Ant Chili and will serve 6 generously for about 200 calories each.

Serving Suggestions

Great sides include shredded cheese, salsa, hominy and corn chips - although be a mite careful when adding extras as they do add extra calories - and too many extra calories translate to extra pounds.

For a vegetarian-style chili, simply trade out the beef for refried beans.

Begin by browning beef using vegetable oil.

When juices run clear, add chopped onions and bell peppers, cooking until onions look clear.

Next, add remaining ingredients. Be sure to drain beans before adding.

If a thinner chili is desired, add more tomato sauce or one of the following: V8 Vegetable Juice or Small Can of French Onion Soup, Condensed. 


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