Chili

Chili  –                                     Bariatric Friendly

 Ingredients

    Meat 

6 lbs of chopmeat – Beef, Chicken or Turkey (your choice)
Olive oil  
1 Yellow medium Onion- Diced Small 
1 envelope Ortega Reduced Sodium Chili Seasoning Mix
1/4 tsp Salt,  1/2 tsp Pepper & 1/2 tsp Garlic

SAUCE:

1/2 Red large Onion- Diced small
1/2 cup Olive Oil ( enough to cover onions)
2 cans of Tuttorosso Diced Tomatoes
2 can of Del Monte – Diced Tomatoes with Zesty Mild Green Chilies
2 can of Del Monte – Diced Tomatoes with Zesty Chili Style
1 Tbs Salt, 1 tsp Pepper  1 tsp Garlic & 1 TBS Sugar
1 envelope Ortega Reduced Sodium Chili Seasoning Mix
4 celery stalks- Diced Small
4 scallions –  Diced Small
1/2 Red Pepper – Diced Small
2 can Bush’s  Black Beans – Mild Chili Sauce
2 can Bush’s Chili Beans- Pinto Beans – Mild Chili Sauce
1 can Goya – Red Kidney Beans 
1/4 cup of grated Cheese

Optional: 
1 Bag of  4 cheese Mexican Blend
1 package of Old El Paso Flour Tortilla Boats 


COOKING THE CHOPMEAT
       Place Chopmeat in Frying Pan with Olive oil (less than 1/4 cup )
ADD:  1/4 tsp Salt,  1/2 tsp Pepper & 1/2 tsp Garlic
Stir and Cook until 1/2 done. Strain out 1/2 the oil. If too much.

     ADD:  1 Yellow medium Onion- Diced Small 
Cook until golden brown

      ADD: 1 envelope Ortega Reduced Sodium Chili Seasoning Mix
Mix in and cook for about 2 minutes.

     Place on side and cook sauce.

COOKING THE CHILI SAUCE
In Large Sauce Pot
Place 1/2 Red large Onion- Diced small with
1/2 cup Olive Oil ( enough to cover onions)
Cook until lightly golden

Add all Tomato sauces
2 cans of Tuttorosso Diced Tomatoes
2 can of Del Monte – Diced Tomatoes with Zesty Mild Green Chilies
2 can of Del Monte – Diced Tomatoes with Zesty Chili Style
1 Tbs Salt, 1 tsp Pepper  1 tsp Garlic and 1 TBS Sugar
Cook on Medium until 1st boil then 

ADD: 1 envelope Ortega Reduced Sodium Chili Seasoning Mix
4 celery stalks- Diced Small
4 scallions –  Diced Small
1/2 Red Pepper – Diced Small
ADD: All the cooked Seasoned Chopmeat
Cook for another 10 min. on Medium. 

ADD:  2 can Bush’s  Black Beans – Mild Chili Sauce
2 can Bush’s Chili Beans- Pinto Beans – Mild Chili Sauce
1 can Goya – Red Kidney Beans 
Stir 
Cook for another 10 Min on low, Stirring Frequently. 

     

Serve with:  Cheddar cheese of your choice.

       

Last for 6 months in freezer or more.
Once cooled off. Can freeze in plastic containers.  16 oz serving 
For Bariatrics fill container  8 oz only.

         

   



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