Texas Chili Low Carb

  1. 2 pounds lean ground beef
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    2 cloves minced garlic
    3 teaspoons chili powder
    1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder (or use an
    additional teaspoon regular chile powder)
  2. 3 teaspoons cumin
    1 teaspoon cayenne (optional)
    1 teaspoon paprika
    2 teaspoons salt
    1 (8 ounce) can no-sugar added tomato sauce
    4 tomato sauce cans water
  1. Brown the meat, onion and garlic in a large pot; drain grease well.
  2. Add all remaining ingredients; bring to a boil.
  3. Turn down heat to low; cover and simmer 1- 1 1/2 hours.
  4. Makes 6 servings

Chili Trivia:

  • Chili is the official state food of Texas
  • Cincinnati Chili was inspired by Greek and Macedonian immigrants around the turn of the 20th century
  • The intensity of heat in the taste of the Chile peppers usually decreases as the size of the pepper increases