Chili is a great meal to have on a busy night of after school activities, reheat for school lunches or even freeze or a quick dinner out of the freezer! With tons of protein and veggies, momstown Milton has the recipe to give the kids all that they need in one bowl!
2 lbs extra lean ground beef
1-29 oz tomato sauce
1-28 oz kidney beans undrained
1-19 oz pinto beans undrained
1 can tomato paste
2 cups water
1 cup of each chopped onion, green pepper, carrots and celery
2 medium seeded and chopped tomato
2 tsp cumin
2 tsp chipotle mango spice
2 tsp salt
ground pepper to taste
1. Cook up ground beef and drain any liquids.
2. Cut up vegetables (great job where kids can help).
3. Add all dry ingredients to the pot and stir.
4. Add all wet ingredients.
5. Mix and cook until vegetables are tender.
***If you want a little more heat add more chipotle spice and or add some chili peppers.
Serve it up in bowls with toppings like sour cream, shredded cheddar or tex mex cheese or torilla strips!