Mediterranean-Style Chili

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Filed Under: Recipes
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

A Heart-Healthy Soup Recipe

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 to 1 ½ pounds lean ground lamb
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 (14 ½ ounce) cans no-salt-added diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1 ½ tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 ½ tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 3 (15-ounce) cans black beans, drained

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 448, Total Fat 23 g, Sodium 728 mg, Carbs 29 g, Fiber 11 g, Protein 24 g

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