Jamaican Me Crazy Chili

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A Caribbean twist to a great winter-time dish! Sure to get the sinuses flowing!! This can be prepared without meat - just omit the steps with ground beef. Serve this dish by itself or over a bowl of basmati rice.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pounds ground round

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • 1 ½ cups chopped onion

  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 2 ½ cups chopped yellow bell pepper

  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin

  • 1 tablespoon hot paprika

  • 1 tablespoon chile powder

  • 2 teaspoons white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves

  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes

  • 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, drained

  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained

  • 1 (15 ounce) can cannellini beans

  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • cup chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

  1. Place ground round in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain and set aside.

  2. Coat a large Dutch oven with cooking spray, and place over medium-high heat. When pan is hot, cook the onion and garlic in olive oil until the onion is tender. Add the yellow pepper, and cook until tender. Season with cumin, paprika, chile powder, sugar, salt, and cloves. Stir in the stewed tomatoes, kidney beans, black beans, and cannellini beans. Pour in water to cover. Bring to a boil, then stir in the meat and tomato paste. Bring to a boil, and simmer for 30 minutes.

  3. Remove from heat, stir in the vinegar and serve hot topped with fresh cilantro.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

225 Calories
8g Fat
23g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 225
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 551mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 68mg 338%
Calcium 72mg 6%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 552mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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