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Skinny Salsa-Beef Chili

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Skinny Salsa-Beef Chili
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 8
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You’ll get a kick out of a chili that's peppered with ingredients like lean ground beef, hearty beans and the perfect amount of seasoning. This skinny chili is great for quick weekday dinners—you can have it ready to serve in under an hour!
Updated May 11, 2022

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef (at least 90% lean)
  • 1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz each) Muir Glen™ organic no salt added diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 jar (16 oz) Muir Glen™ organic mild or medium salsa
  • 1 can (15 oz) Muir Glen™ organic tomato sauce
  • 1 can (15 oz) Progresso™ dark red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • Reduced-fat sour cream, if desired
  • Chopped green onions, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    In 4-quart nonstick Dutch oven, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Return to Dutch oven. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute.
  • 2
    Stir in remaining ingredients except sour cream and green onions. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened. To serve, top individual servings with sour cream and green onions.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    We've replaced some ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create a better-for-you skinny chili recipe that's just as yummy as the original.
  • tip 2
    Get every ounce of flavor from the tomato sauce by rinsing any remaining sauce from the can with the 1/2 cup water.
  • tip 3
    Black-eyed peas or pinto beans make tasty subs for the kidney or black beans in this skinny chili recipe.
  • tip 4
    Serve your Skinny Salsa-Beef Chili with a variety of toppings, such as shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese or chopped cilantro.

Nutrition

260 Calories, 5g Total Fat, 19g Protein, 34g Total Carbohydrate, 8g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/4 Cups
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
50
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
580mg
24%
Potassium
680mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
9g
36%
Sugars
8g
Protein
19g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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