Sure, this hearty veggie beef chili recipe has all the protein you’d expect, but as the recipe name indicates, Hidden Veggie Beef Chili also packs extra vegetables (more than a quarter of what you need in a day). The rich tomato sauce base is blended with super veggies like sweet potato, cauliflower, and spinach. That means every bite of this kid-friendly beef chili provides fiber, potassium and vitamins A and C. Our vegetable beef chili recipe is made with mild spice but can be easily adjusted to suit your family’s preferred heat level. Ready in about an hour, this vegetable beef chili is a terrific recipe for meal prepping, since it makes enough for several family dinners and freezes well. It’s always a good idea to have some of this Hidden Veggie Beef Chili on hand to enjoy by the bowlful, with nachos, or spooned over a baked potato.
cost per recipe: $21.33
Heat the oil in an 8-quart saucepot over medium-high heat. Add the onions, peppers, if desired, and garlic and cook until the onions are tender-crisp, stirring occasionally.
Season the beef with salt and pepper. Add the beef to the saucepot and cook until browned, stirring often to separate meat. Pour off any fat.
Stir in the sauce, water, beans, chili powder and cumin and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium. Cook, uncovered, for 20 minutes, stirring often. Season to taste before serving.
This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.