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Wrangler's Beef Chili
 
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Wrangler's Beef Chili
A classic Ground Beef and bean chili, accompanied by 3 variations that are made to please any palate.

Yield: 50 servings (For 100 servings, double the ingredient quantities)
INGREDIENTSQUANTITYDIRECTIONS
  
Brown ground beef and onions, breaking ground beef into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally until internal temperature reaches 160°F*. Remove drippings. *
Ground Beef (93% lean)8-1/2 pounds
Chopped yellow onion1-1/2 quarts
  
2. Stir in beans, water, tomato puree, corn, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, oregano and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer, stirring occasionally.

CCP:Heat to 165°F for at least 15 seconds. 

CCP:Hold hot for service at 135°F for up to 2 hours.
Canned pinto beans, drained2 (#10) cans
Water1-1/2 gallons
Tomato puree1 (#10) can
Frozen corn3 quarts
Chili powder1/2 cup
Ground cumin1/2 cup
Garlic powder1/3 cup
Dried oregano leaves1/3 cup
Ground black pepper1 tablespoon
For Service: 
Portion 1-1/3 cups (two #6 scoops) chili. Serve and garnish with toppings, as desired.

Wrangler’s Beef Chili Flavor Variations:

Cincinnati-Style Beef Chili: Add ground cinnamon with other spices in Step 2. Serve over whole wheat spaghetti.

Moroccan-Style Beef Chili: Add ground pumpkin pie spice with other spices in Step 2. Add frozen peas and diced carrots with corn. Serve over whole wheat couscous. *
Serving Suggestions see below
Toppings (optional): Chopped fresh tomatoes, low-fat regular or Greek yogurt, sliced green or white onions, chopped bell peppers, minced fresh cilantro, reduced-fat shredded Cheddar, Jack or pepper Jack cheese, crushed baked tortilla chipsAs needed

*  Cook's Tip
Cooking instructions are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160ºF. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.

*  Serving Suggestions
Wrangler’s Beef Chili can be served over baked russet potatoes. Portion 1-1/3 cups (two #6 scoops) over half of one baked russet potato per serving. Garnish with toppings, as desired.

Wrangler’s Beef Chili can be served over hot cooked whole wheat macaroni. Portion 1-1/3 cups (two #6 scoops) over 1/2 (#8 scoop) macaroni per serving. Garnish with toppings, as desired.


Nutrition information per serving (1-1/3 cups beef mixture, 1/8 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese): 370 calories; 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat, 3 g monounsaturated fat); 65 mg cholesterol; 675 mg sodium; 39 g carbohydrate; 4.0 g fiber; 32 g protein; 5.6 mg iron; 975 IU vitamin A; 11 mg vitamin C; 2.1 mg niacin; 0.5 mg vitamin B6; 1.9 mg vitamin B12; 17.2 mcg selenium; 6.3 mg zinc; 86.3 mg choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of dietary fiber, protein and iron.

Nutrition information per serving (1-1/3 cups beef mixture, 1/8 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese, 1/2 cup whole wheat macaroni): 457 calories; 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat, 3 g monounsaturated fat); 65 mg cholesterol;677 mg sodium; 58 g carbohydrate; 5.9 g fiber; 36 g protein; 6.3 mg iron; 977 IU vitamin A; 11 mg vitamin C; 2.6 mg niacin; 0.6 mg vitamin B6; 1.9 mg vitamin B12; 35.3 mcg selenium; 6.9 mg zinc; 93.8 mg choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of dietary fiber, protein and iron.

Nutrition information per serving (1-1/3 cups beef mixture, 1/2 medium baked potato, 1/8 cup chopped red bell pepper): 420 calories; 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat, 3 g monounsaturated fat); 57 mg cholesterol; 585 mg sodium; 59 g carbohydrate; 6.3 g fiber; 31 g protein; 6.6 mg iron; 1478 IU vitamin A; 42 mg vitamin C; 3.4 mg niacin; 0.8 mg vitamin B6; 1.7 mg vitamin B12; 15.4 mcg selenium; 6.0 mg zinc; 98.1 mg choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of dietary fiber, protein and iron.
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