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Smoky Beef and Brown Rice Chili

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Smoky Beef and Brown Rice Chili
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 8
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This rich, hearty chili gets its smoky flavor from the smoked paprika. If you want a milder, less smoky chili, omit or reduce the smoked paprika slightly.
Updated Feb 8, 2015

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cups hot cooked brown rice
  • 2 cups Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
  • 1 can (28 oz) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 cup beef both or water
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • Toppings such as shredded Cheddar cheese, sour cream and tortilla chips, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    In 5- to 6-quart stockpot, cook beef over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until brown; drain. Add onion; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is tender and translucent.
  • 2
    Add remaining ingredients except Toppings. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer about 10 minutes to blend flavors.
  • 3
    Spoon into bowls to serve. Top with desired toppings.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    If you like a spicier chili, go with a hot salsa. If you prefer things on the milder side, stick with a mild or medium salsa.

Nutrition

260 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 16g Protein, 33g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
1090mg
45%
Potassium
530mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
7g
29%
Sugars
3g
Protein
16g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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