Back Bay Chili

Superbowl, chilly days, any day- these are all good reasons to eat this Back Bay Chili:

Yield: 10 Servings

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 3 hours

Back Bay Chili

Ingredients:

  • 1 quart water (4 cups)
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef (5% fat)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 (16 ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 3 whole bay leaves
  • shredded cheese and sour cream for serving, if desired

Directions:

  1. In large pot or slow cooker, crumble the beef into the water. Add all other ingredients and mix well to combine. Bring to a boil, then simmer for about 3 hours (if you're using a slow cooker... cook on high for the 1st hour, then on low for 2 to 3 additional hours)
  2. Remove the bay leaves. Serve in bowls or mugs garnished with cheese and sour cream, if desired.

Tips:

  • If you are preparing this recipe as GLUTEN-FREE, just be sure to use a brand of worcestershire sauce that is known to be GF.
  • If you are preparing this recipe as DAIRY-FREE, leave off the cheese and sour cream.
  • Nutritional Information per serving (Serving size: 1/10th of the recipe) Calories: 179, Fat: 5g, Fiber: 3g, Protein: 22g, Carbohydrates: 12.75g
  • Weight Watchers POINTS per serving: SmartPoints: 4, PointsPlus: 4, Old Points Program: 4.5
SOURCE: RecipeGirl.com