Beef and Bean Chili Recipe

Beef is a staple ingredient in many dishes, as it serves as one of our major food sources for protein and energy. Selecting grass-fed beef is important[jls1] . Grass-fed beef comes from cows that are allowed to forage on grass, making them highly valuable for their nutrients. Grass-fed beef is rich in omega-3s, which are beneficial in preventing heart disease. It’s wise enough to avoid CAFO (confined animal feeding operation) beef, since it came from cows that [ECR2] are typically raised with artificial growth hormones and injected with antibiotics. Eating CAFO beef can expose you to excessive antibiotics that can take a toll on your overall health and put you at risk for many diseases. If you want to serve your family a healthy beef dish, try spicing it up with jalapeno chilies and cumin in this beef bean chili recipe. Ingredients: 2 pounds ground grass-fed beef (17% fat) 2 cups chopped onions 2 tablespoons minced garlic cloves 1 medium jalapeno chili, ribs and seeds removed, minced 1½ tablespoons chili powder 2 teaspoons ground cumin 7 whole tomatoes, crushed 2 cups of tomato sauce 1 ½ cup kidney beans, drained and rinsed ¼ cup plain yogurt, or low-fat yogurt ¼ cup grated grass-fed cheddar cheese, or low-fat grass-fed cheddar cheese Directions: 1. Heat a heavy 5-quart pot. Add the ground beef. Cook, stirring and breaking up meat, until browned. Drain excess fat, leaving a small amount to cook onions in. 2. Add the onions and cook for about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and jalapeno; cook until just tender. Stir in the chili powder and cumin. Continue to cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. 3. Stir in the crushed tomatoes and the tomato sauce. Simmer for about 30 minutes. 4. Add

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