Mexican Chili Con Carne Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings6
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Chuck1 Pound
 Onion1 Large, chopped
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced
 Bacon drippings3 Tablespoon
 Salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Chili powder2 Tablespoon
 Oregano1 Teaspoon
 Cumin3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Bay leaf1 , crushed
 Tomatoes1 Can (10 oz)
 Red kidney beans1 Can (10 oz)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 445 Calories from Fat 188

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.5%

Saturated Fat 8.3 g41.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 57.6 mg

Sodium 714.1 mg29.8%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.3%

Dietary Fiber 10.8 g43.4%

Sugars 4.9 g

Protein 25 g49.1%

Vitamin A 39.1% Vitamin C 27.1%

Calcium 9.3% Iron 31.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Warm the oven to 325° F.
2. Chop the beef finely or coarse it ground.

3. Take a skillet and fry meat along with onion, and garlic in the drippings.
4. Spray the seasonings over it.
5. Take a 2-quart greased casserole and add the meat mixture after combining with chopped tomatoes.
6. Bake the mixture for about one and half hours at 325° F by covering it.
7. When done remove from oven and fold in cooked beans. Stir the mixture thoroughly.
8. Remove the cover and put it back on oven and bake for another 20 minutes. If not on oven then this cooking can also be done on stove by placing the casserole on asbestos pad. The mixture should be cooked for about 2 hours over low heat and should be heated thoroughly after adding the beans.

9. Serve as required.