Sweet Pepper Chili Con Carne Recipe

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Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main Ingredient


 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Onion1 , chopped
 Celery1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
 Sweet green pepper1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
 Canned kidney beans19 Ounce, drained (1 Can, 540 Milliliter)
 Canned tomatoes19 Ounce, drained and chopped (1 Can, 540 Milliliter)
 Tomato sauce14 Ounce (1 Can, 398 Milliliter)
 Chili powder1 Tablespoon
 Brown sugar1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Dried oregano1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cumin1⁄4 Teaspoon, ground
 Ground cumin1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 239 Calories from Fat 17

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3%

Saturated Fat 0.24 g1.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 953 mg39.7%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g17.9%

Dietary Fiber 13 g52%

Sugars 18.9 g

Protein 12 g23.9%

Vitamin A 65.6% Vitamin C 99%

Calcium 18.2% Iron 26.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In 12-cup or 3 liters casserole, combine beef, garlic, onion, celery and green pepper mixing well to crumble beef and microwave at High for 5 minutes or until meat is no longer pink, stirring once.
2. Stir in kidney beans, tomatoes, tomato sauce, chili powder, sugar, salt, oregano and cumin, cover with waxed paper and microwave at High for 5 minutes.
3. Stir well and microwave at Medium-High (70%) for about 20 minutes until desired thickness is attained, stirring occasionally.

4. Serve hot with garnish as desired.