From the Flat Belly Diet Family Cookbook
4 Servings (1 Cup Each) / 371 Calories / MUFA: Pumpkin Seeds
***WARNING*** This is VERY spicy, too spicy for me and almost too much for my hubs.Â Do not feed this to your children!!
1 green bell pepper
3 garlic cloves
1 tablespoon canola oil
1/2 lb 95% lean ground beef
1 chipotle pepper in adobe sauce, minced
4 teaspoons chili powder
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 can fire roasted diced tomatoes
1 can no salt added black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shelled unsalted dry-roasted pumpkin seeds (or 1/4 cup chopped avocado)
- Finely chop the onion, bell pepper, and garlic.Â Set aside.
- Heat the oil in a dutch oven over medium-high heat.Â Add the beef and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, breaking into smaller pieces with a wooden spoon, until no longer oink. Stir in the onion, bell pepper and garlic.Â Cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 to 5 minutes or until starting to soften.Â Add chipotle pepper, chili powder, cumin and oregano and cook for 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes and cook for 1 minutes. Add beans and 1/4 cup water, if necessary, and bring to a boil.Â Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook for 15 minutes.
- Remove from the heat and stir in he salt.Â Divide among 4 bowls and top each with 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds. (or 1/4 cup chopped avocado)
** Serve with 1 tablespoons shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese.Â Total meal: 411 Calories.