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Texans like chili made with cubed meat and no beans or canned tomatoes. So that's how we made this recipe. Give it a try for dinner some night.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

30 mins
2 hrs


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Trim fat from meat. Cut meat into 1/2-inch pieces. Sprinkle meat with 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and 1/4 teaspoon of the black pepper. In a 4-quart Dutch oven, brown beef, one-third at a time, in hot oil. (Add more oil during cooking, if necessary.) Remove beef from Dutch oven.

  • Add the 4 chopped onions to Dutch oven; cook over medium-high heat about 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in chili powder, cornmeal, garlic, cumin, oregano, and cayenne pepper; cook for 30 seconds.

  • Stir in browned beef, beef broth, the water, brown sugar, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until meat is tender. If desired, top each serving with additional chopped onion.

Nutrition Facts

393 calories; protein 51.2g; carbohydrates 19.9g; dietary fiber 3.8g; sugars 7.5g; fat 11.6g; saturated fat 3.3g; cholesterol 134.2mg; vitamin c 7.8mg; folate 34.1mcg; calcium 80.3mg; iron 7.6mg; magnesium 70.6mg; potassium 1135.7mg; sodium 687.2mg; thiamin 0.3mg.