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Easy Diet Chili Recipes

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Our diet chili recipe will blow your socks off while leaving your weight loss plan right on track.....

Craving some skinny-sized chili? If so, we have several tasty recipes in store for you.

Fireplug Chili, a diet recipe for chili

The Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 pound of extra-lean ground beef (or ground turkey)
2 Tablespoons Chili Powder

1 Teaspoon of Cumin

1 Teaspoon of Minced Garlic

1 Small Diced Onion

1/2 cup of Chopped Bell Pepper (Your favorite color!)

1 Small Can of Tomato Paste
PLUS 1 medium can of Petite Chopped Tomatoes
Salt, Pepper

Salsa (optional)

How to Prepare Our Fireplug Chili Recipe

Brown beef with garlic, salt, pepper, onion and bell pepper in the pot. Add remaining ingredients. If chili starts to stick, add a bit of water.

This low calorie recipe contains about 1,350 calories and makes several servings. Divide total servings into 1,350 calories to determine single-serving calorie content.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with crackers, a bit of grated cheese, chopped raw onions, white or yellow hominy, warmed corn or flour tortillas or even drained kidney beans.

If more heat is desired, add a chopped seeded jalapeno to pot after meat browns.

Don't count out prepared chili while dieting.  Look for the following to save time, fat, and calories:

Labels that say 'lean' on the front.

Turkey chili and vegetarian chili generally contain fewer calories and are lower in fat than beef based chili.

When dining fast-food, Wendy's has a delicious chili that's just a tab over 200 calories.

Quick Chili Recipe Ingredients & Preparation Notes

This quick recipe will fill your tummy on a cold day and warm you up!

chili recipeThe Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound of extra lean green beef
1 small chopped onion

1 Tablespoon of chili powder

1 can of drained dark kidney beans

Brown ground beef with chopped onions in a deep pot. Add chili powder and beans and you're ready to serve.

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