Roasted Vegetable Chili

Put the oven on high for this delicious chili. Veggies roast first to bring out rich, caramelized flavor.

  • prep time 1 hr 40 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 7

Ingredients

1
medium eggplant, cut into 1-inch-thick slices
1
large green bell pepper, quartered
1
large sweet onion (such as Walla Walla), cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices, separated into rings
3
tablespoons olive oil
1
lb. lean ground beef
1
to 2 garlic cloves, minced
1
(28-oz.) can diced tomatoes, undrained
2
(14.5-oz.) cans stewed tomatoes, undrained
3
teaspoons chili powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon cinnamon
Shredded Cheddar cheese, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Spray 2 large cookie sheets with nonstick cooking spray. In large bowl, combine eggplant, bell pepper. onion and oil; toss to coat. Place in single layer on sprayed cookie sheets. Bake at 450°F. for 15 to 18 minutes or until vegetables are tender and browned, turning occasionally. Cool 5 minutes. Coarsely chop vegetables.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in Dutch oven, cook ground beef and garlic over medium-high heat for 5 to 7 minutes or until beef is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  • 3 Add roasted vegetables, tomatoes, chili powder, salt and cinnamon; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 30 to 40 minutes, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle individual servings with cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/3 Cups
    Calories
    275
    (
    Calories from Fat
    145),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    16g
    16%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    700mg
    700%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    23g
    23%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    13g
    13%
    ),
    Protein
    15g
    15%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    24%;
    Vitamin C
    44%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    16%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
    © 2013 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved