The Defined Dish
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Time: 3:30 (30 m prep, 3 h cook)
(Ingredients and measurements subject to availability)
- 1 lb. ground sirloin
- 1 lb. extra lean ground turkey
- 1 large yellow or white onion, chopped
- 1 clove of garlic, chopped
- 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce
- 1 green bell pepper, seeded then chopped
- 1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped
- 1 zucchini, chopped into little cubes
- 2 15 oz. cans tomato sauce
- 1 can low sodium diced tomatoes
- 2 cans of water* (use your 15 oz. cans from the tomato sauce)
- 1 tsp. ground cumin
- 1 tbsp. cayenne pepper (only 1 tsp. if you want it mild)
- 3 tbsp. chili powder
- 1 tsp. garlic salt
- 1 can low sodium black beans
- 1 can red kidney beans
Salt and pepper
Olive oil (or grapeseed oil)
- In a large saute pan, brown both your turkey meat and ground sirloin with the onions and garlic. While browning, season your meat with a little garlic salt, pepper and 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce.
- Once your meat is cooked through (no more pink) drain and set aside.
- In a large pot over medium-high heat saute your zucchini, jalapeno and green pepper in 1 tablespoon of olive oil for about 3-5 minutes, or until the green pepper starts to get tender.
- Now add your meat mixture to the veggie saute and turn heat down to low.
- Now add the rest of the ingredients except for the beans: tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, water, and all of the spices. Cover and cook on low for about 2-3 hours, stirring occasionally.
- Once your chili is cooked and about 10 minutes before serving drain your can of black beans and your can of kidney beans and rinse them under running water. Add them to the chili and let them cook for about 10 minutes.
- Serve and ENJOY!!!