Another recipe from the April 2005 Cooking Light magazine. Hearty and high in potassium. I changed the recipe slightly by adding a bottle of dark amber beer for even more flavor! Serve with a fresh green salad and lots of home-made tortilla chips to scoop up all the yumminess.
Cook beef in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat until lightly browned; stir to crumble. Drain well and set aside.
Add canola oil to pan and heat over medium-high heat. Add chopped onion to pan; saute for 4 minutes or until tender. Add garlic and saute for 30 seconds. Add chili powder, cumin, oregano, and salt; saute for 30 seconds. Stir in corn and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Stir in the beef, zucchini, water, chipotle chile, and beans; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes or until zucchini is tender.
Spoon 1 1/2 cups chili into each of 6 bowls. Top each serving with sour cream, green onions and cheese. Yield 6 servings.
1 pound ground sirloin
1 tsp. canola oil
1 1/2 cups chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 T. chili powder
1 T. ground cumin
2 tsp. minced fresh oregano
3/4 tsp. salt
1 1/2 cups frozen corn, white or yellow
2 (14.5 oz.) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
1 cup coarsely chopped fresh zucchini
1 cup water
1 T. finely chopped canned chipotle chile in adobo sauce
1 (15 oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained
6 T. fat-free sour cream
6 T. thinly sliced green onions
6 T. shredded sharp cheddar cheese