Chili Con Carne Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time2 Hr 0 Min
Ready In2 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings20
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Ground beef4 Pound
 Lean pork2 Pound, ground
 Chopped onions6 Cup (96 tbs)
 Diced celery1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Tomatoes4 Pound (four 1 pound cans / 8 cups)
 Tomato puree2 Pound
 Canned kidney beans8 Pound, undrained (1 can / 16 cups)
 Salt1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chili powder1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 543 Calories from Fat 256

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.8%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 94.8 mg

Sodium 1965 mg81.9%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.7%

Dietary Fiber 13.1 g52.4%

Sugars 16.7 g

Protein 37 g73.9%

Vitamin A 55.5% Vitamin C 49.5%

Calcium 15.9% Iron 25.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Heat the broiler.
2. In a large ovenproof pan, add oil and brown the meat under the broiler.
3. Pour off the pan drippings in to a large kettle and add the onion and celery to the kettle. Cook this for five minutes
4. Add the meat to the kettle and mix well
5. Tip in the rest of the ingredients and cook uncovered on low heat for 2 hours till done. Stir frequently to ensure that it does not stick

6. Serve hot in individual bowls.