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  1. Spicy Chili con Carne

Spicy Chili con Carne

00:45:00 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
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8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Chopped bacon and extra-lean ground beef put the con carne in this family-pleasing chili. For the spicy, we added a sliced jalapeño pepper!

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  • Cook and stir bacon in Dutch oven or stockpot on medium heat until crisp. Remove from pan with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Discard all but 1 Tbsp. drippings from pan.
  • Reserve 1/4 cup onions. Add remaining onions to reserved drippings in pan along with the ground beef, garlic and chili powder; cook until meat is evenly browned, stirring frequently. Meanwhile, mash 1 cup beans in small bowl.
  • Add mashed beans, remaining whole beans, salsa and water to meat mixture; mix well. Bring to boil; cover. Simmer on low heat 15 min., stirring occasionally. Stir in bacon.
  • Serve chili topped with reserved onions and remaining ingredients.


Substitute ground pork for the ground beef.


  • 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Calories 390
% Daily Value
Total fat 15g
Saturated fat 7g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 1000mg
Carbohydrate 33g
Dietary fibre 10g
Sugars 3g
Protein 32g
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 30 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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