Lean and low sodium Chili

8
Lynn Socko

By
@lynnsocko

This a a very mild chili, to add a "kick" to it, you could always add some cayenne pepper. It's lean, low in fat & sodium, and yummy good.
Also great for hot dogs.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
a crowd
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
4 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 3 lb
    roast or steak, sliced & diced very thin (or lean ground beef)
  • 1/2
    onions, diced
  • 5
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 c
    no salt added ketsup
  • 1 tsp
    bold & spicy mustard
  • 2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 4 tsp
    brown sugar
  • 6 tsp
    chili powder
  • 6 tsp
    cumin
  • 4 tsp
    ground chili pasilla
  • 3 tsp
    granulated garlic
  • 2 tsp
    granulated onion
  • 2 tsp
    oregano
  • 1/2 c
    masa harina per 2 cup of hot liquid
  • 2-4 c
    beef stock (homemade or low sodium)
  • 2 tsp
    coarse sea salt (omit is not using low sodium stock)
  • ·
    canned kidney beans, drained and rinsed, opt.

How to Make Lean and low sodium Chili

Step-by-Step

  1. Place cut meat into large pot with 1/4 c. olive oil, onion, and garlic, 2 tsp. each of chili powder, ground chili pasilla & cumin. Simmer till veggies are tender, do not burn garlic or onion. Add 2 c. water. Cover, simmer or approx. 4 hrs. or till meat is tender. Add more water if necessary as meat cooks.
  2. When meat is tender, add 4 c. water and 4 c. beef stock. Add 4 tsp. each of chili powder & cumin, 3 tsp. granulated garlic, 2 tsp. granulated onion, ground chili pasilla, 2 tsp. oregano, 1/4 c. ketsup, 1 tsp. mustard, 2 tsp. lemon juice, 4 tsp. sugar, 1 tsp coarse sea salt. Mix well. Return to simmer. Mix together 1/2c. of Masa Harina in 2 c. of hot liquid from chili. Stir till all lumps are dissolved. Return mixture to chili, stir well. Cover, simmer 20-30 min. more. If chili is too thin, repeat masa step, if too thick, add more water or broth.

Printable Recipe Card

About Lean and low sodium Chili

Course/Dish: Chili
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy




Show 37 Comments & Reviews

6 Kickin' Chili Recipes

6 Kickin' Chili Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

There's nothing better than a delicious, hearty and mouth-watering bowl of chili on a cold winter night or on football Sunday. Here are 6 seriously pinch-worthy chili recipes you need...

30 Savory Chili Recipes

30 Savory Chili Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Bake a batch of cornbread, gather your favorite toppings and dig into a bowl of the ultimate winter comfort food.

Chili Recipes For Fall

Chili Recipes for Fall

Kitchen Crew

One of the best things about fall is chili. For me, it's always on the menu when I'm watching my favorite college football or pro teams play a game. Serve...