Mean Bean Chili Recipe

Mean Bean Chili picture


Preparation Time45 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 45 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings6
MethodMain Ingredient


 Onions2 Large, chopped to make 3 cups
 Garlic6 Clove (30 gm), minced to make 2 tablespoons
 Olive oil2 Tablespoon
 Chili powder1 Tablespoon
 Dried oregano2 Teaspoon
 Dried basil2 Teaspoon
 Ground cumin1 Teaspoon
 Cayenne1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Canned beans75 Ounce, drained, rinsed (Five 15 Ounce Cans, Such As Kidney, Pinto)
 Canned low sodium tomatoes28 Ounce (Can, Juice Reserved)
 Spaghetti sauce26 Ounce
 Hot sauce6 Dash (Or To Taste)
 Water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Lean ground raw turkey1 1⁄2 Pound
 Liquid smoke seasoning1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 785 Calories from Fat 175

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.7%

Saturated Fat 3.8 g18.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 80 mg

Sodium 2212.9 mg92.2%

Total Carbohydrates 100 g33.3%

Dietary Fiber 26.4 g105.4%

Sugars 13 g

Protein 54 g108%

Vitamin A 40.9% Vitamin C 27.6%

Calcium 33.3% Iron 60.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a large nonstick kettle heat oil, cook onion and garlic over moderate low heat for 5 minutes till onion is softened.
2) Stir in chili powder, oregano, basil, cumin, and cayenne, and cook for 3 minutes.
3) Add beans, tomatoes, spaghetti sauce, hot sauce, and enough water to cover the beans.
4) Boil the mixture and simmer stirring occasionally, for 45 minutes.

5) Serve hot.