Holly Clegg’s Quick Chili

chili2From Kitchen 101 Holly Clegg offers this quick hot dish for busy cold nights using common pantry items. The warm one-pot meal can also be prepared in a slow cooker if you brown the meat and onions first.


  • 1 pound ground sirloin
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 (15-ounce) can fat-free chicken broth
  • 1 (10 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Dash ground cinnamon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed


 In large nonstick pot, cook meat and onion until done; drain off any
excess fat.  Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and cook
over low heat about 10 minutes. Makes 4 heaping (1-cup) servings. To cook in a slow cooker, first cook meat and onion in skillet until done. 

Nutritional info per serving:
Calories 318, Calories from Fat 20%, Fat 7g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol
62mg, Sodium 759mg, Carbohydrates 31g, Dietary Fiber 11g, Total Sugars 9g,
Protein 34g, Dietary Exchanges:  1 starch, 3 vegetable, 4 lean meat


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