Tortilla and Cheese Chili

Dinner ready in 25 minutes! A hearty chili topped with tortilla strips and Cheddar cheese, packed with ground beef - a spicy meal!

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1/2
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
2
medium onions, chopped (1 cup)
4
medium tomatoes, finely chopped (3 cups)
2
cups reduced-sodium beef broth
2
tablespoons chili powder
1
tablespoon ketchup
4
soft corn tortillas, cut into 1x1/2-inch strips
1/2
cup shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese (2 oz)

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Steps

  • 1 Heat 2-quart nonstick saucepan over medium-high heat. Add ground beef and onions; cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked and onions are tender.
  • 2 Stir in tomatoes, broth, chili powder and ketchup. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 5 minutes. Increase heat to medium. Uncover; cook 5 minutes longer.
  • 3 Stir in tortilla strips until thoroughly coated. Cover; cook 3 minutes. Top individual servings with cheese.
  • 1 Heat 2-quart nonstick saucepan over medium-high heat. Add ground beef and onions; cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked and onions are tender.
  • 2 Stir in tomatoes, broth, chili powder and ketchup. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 5 minutes. Increase heat to medium. Uncover; cook 5 minutes longer.
  • 3 Stir in tortilla strips until thoroughly coated. Cover; cook 3 minutes. Top individual servings with cheese.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
380mg
380%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.