Bison Chili

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Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Ground Bison 450 g
  • 1 medium onion, chopped 1
  • 15 oz 1 can pinto beans, rinsed and drained 450 ml
  • 16 oz 2 cans peeled tomatoes 480 ml
  • 1/2 cup water 125 ml
  • 2 tsps chili powder 10 ml
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin 2.5 ml
  • 1/2 tsp salt 2.5 ml
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper 2.5 ml
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 55 ml

Method

  1. In a non-stick skillet, saute the Ground Bison and onion until the meat is browned and the onion is tender. 
  2. Add the pinto beans, tomatoes, water and seasonings. 
  3. Cover and simmer for 1 hour, adding more water if chili becomes too thick. 
  4. Add chopped cilantro and simmer an additional 10 minutes. 
  5. Spoon into bread bowls and garnish with grated cheese or diced jalapeno peppers. 
  6. Per serving of meat: 156 calories; 9.1 g fat; 30 mg cholesterol; 60 mg sodium Per serving of chili: 360 calories; 12.5 g fat (31% calories from fat); 69 mg cholesterol; 30.9 g carbohydrate; 720 mg sodium.

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