Mediterranean-Style Chili

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Last Reviewed 06/27/2014

Mediterranean-Style Chili

A Heart-Healthy Soup Recipe

  • 1 tbsp. organic extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 to 1½ pounds ground lamb*
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 (14 ½ oz.) cans no-salt-added diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1½ tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1½ tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • Celtic sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 (15 oz.) cans black beans, drained

*May substitute with half lean ground pork and half lean ground beef

Warm olive oil in a large pot for about 30 seconds. Then add the lamb, onion and garlic. Cook over medium heat until lamb is browned and well crumbled. Drain oil from pot and return to heat. Stir in tomatoes, red wine and next 5 ingredients. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer and cook for about 2 hours. Stir occasionally. Add black beans and cook 30 minutes more.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories 268, Total Fat 16 g, Sodium 367 mg, Carbs 16 g, Fiber 5 g, Protein 14 g

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