• 2 pounds lean ground beef
• 2 tbsp olive oil
• 2 cups diced green pepper
• 6 cloves minced garlic
• 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
• 2 (16-ounce) cans = 2 cups undrained diced tomatoes
• 1 cup diced celery
• 1 cup diced zucchini
• 3 tbsp cumin
• 1-1/2 tbsp chili powder
1 Form ground beef into large patties.
2 Heat oil in a heavy bottomed soup pot, and add freshly ground black pepper.
3 Add bell pepper and saute 5-7 minutes. Turn heat off and stir in minced garlic.
4 Grill patties until medium rare, no more than 5 minutes on each side.
5 Turn heat on high under soup pot, and place patties in with garlic, oil, and peppers.
6 Break up patties into small pieces with spatula and brown meat thoroughly. Add tomatoes undrained.
7 Mash and break up tomatoes with spatula.
8 Add zucchini, and celery
9 Mix in cumin and chili powder
10 Add enough water to cover all ingredients,
11 Reduce heat to low, and let simmer 2 hours or more.
Chili recipe combines 1 oz serving and 2 cups of veggies per serving ideal for anyone looking to spice it up!