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Beef and Bean Chili

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 30 min
  • 50 min
  • $$
Gatheredtable
adapted from Real Simple

Ingredients

  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 pound ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 28 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 15-oz can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 avocado, diced, for serving
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

Prep: 1. Chop onion, garlic and green pepper. Make: 1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven or large sauce pot over medium heat. Add onion, green pepper and garlic, and cook until softened, about 8 minutes. 2. Add beef and cook until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Add tomato paste, chili powder and cumin and cook, 1 minute. 3. Add tomatoes, beans and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Cook until thickened, about 30 minutes. Add vinegar and season with salt and pepper. 4. Just before chili is done dice avocado. 5. Serve with diced avocado on top.

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