Flavorful Chili Recipe without Tomato Sauce

Hello and welcome to RecipeArt, the ultimate destination for food lovers from all around the world. In this episode, I am going to share with you a totally spicy Chili Recipe without Tomato Sauce. I don’t use tomato sauce in this recipe for those who don’t like it or have dietary restrictions. This recipe will provide a tangy twist to your chili experience. So, without any further delay, let’s dive into the journey.

Preparation Time:

Approximately 15 minutes

Cooking Time:

Approximately 50 minutes

Recipe Yield:

6 servings

Nutritional Information:

According to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

NutrientAmount Per Serving
Calories320
Total Fat14g
– Saturated Fat5g
Cholesterol60mg
Sodium760mg
Total Carbohydrate23g
– Dietary Fiber6g
– Sugars4g
Protein26g

**Please note that the nutritional values may vary depending on the specific ingredients and brands used. It’s always a good idea to double-check the labels on the ingredients you use or consult a registered dietitian for precise information based on your dietary needs.

Ingredients for making Chili Recipe without Tomato Sauce:

IngredientsQuantity
Ground beef (or ground turkey for a lighter version)2 pounds
Vegetable oil2 tablespoons
Diced onion1 large
Minced garlic4 cloves
Diced pepper1
Jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped2
Chili powder2 tablespoons
Cumin powder1 tablespoon
Smoked paprika1 tablespoon
Dried oregano1 tablespoon
Cayenne pepper (optional, for an extra kick)1/2 teaspoon
Beef or vegetable broth2 cups
Diced canned green chilies1 cup
Corn kernels (fresh or frozen)1 cup
Black beans, drained and rinsed1 can (15 ounces)
Salt and pepperAs per taste

Step by Step Instructions:

  • In a large skillet, heat some oil over medium heat. Add the ground beef (or turkey) and cook until browned, breaking it up with a wooden spoon as it cooks. Remove any excess fat, if desired.
Chili Recipe without Tomato Sauce
  • Add the diced onion, minced garlic, bell pepper, and jalapeno peppers to the skillet. Sauté them until they are softened and fragrant, this process should take about 5 minutes.
  • Next, add the chili powder, cumin powder, smoked paprika, dried oregano, and cayenne pepper (if using). Stir well to coat the meat and vegetables with the spices.
Chili Recipe without Tomato Sauce
  • Pour in the beef or vegetable broth, diced green chilies, corn kernels, and black beans. Stir everything together, till all the ingredients are well combined.
  • Bring the mixture to a simmer. Reduce the heat to low, cover the skillet, and let the chili simmer for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together. You can let it simmer for longer if you have the time, as it will enhance the taste.
Chili Recipe without Tomato Sauce
  • Season the chili with salt and pepper according to your preference. Taste and adjust the seasoning as needed.
  • Once the chili is cooked to perfection, serve it hot in bowls. Garnish with your favorite toppings, such as shredded cheese, diced avocado, sour cream, or fresh cilantro.
  • Enjoy the zesty flavors of this tomato-free chili, and don’t forget to share your culinary masterpiece with friends and family!

By replacing the tomato sauce with a combination of flavorful spices, green chilies, and a variety of vegetables, we’ve created a chili recipe that’s sure to impress even the most discerning taste buds. The absence of tomatoes in this recipe allows the other ingredients to shine, resulting in a unique and satisfying dish.

Feel free to experiment with the recipe by adding your own twist. You can incorporate additional vegetables, such as diced zucchini or mushrooms, for added texture and nutrition. Remember, cooking is an art, and the possibilities are endless!

I hope you find this no-tomato chili recipe as exciting to make and enjoy as I do. Until next time, keep exploring new flavors and dishes in your kitchen!

Note: Always remember to consider any dietary restrictions or allergies when preparing recipes.

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Chili Recipe without Tomato Sauce

Chili Recipe without Tomato Sauce

In this episode, I am going to share with you a totally spicy Chili Recipe without Tomato Sauce. I don’t use tomato sauce in this recipe for those who don’t like it or have dietary restrictions. This recipe will provide a tangy twist to your chili experience.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 44 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Brazilian
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 320 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Ground beef or ground turkey for a lighter version 2 pounds
  • Vegetable oil 2 tablespoons
  • Diced onion 1 large
  • Minced garlic 4 cloves
  • Diced pepper 1
  • Jalapeno peppers seeded and finely chopped 2
  • Chili powder 2 tablespoons
  • Cumin powder 1 tablespoon
  • Smoked paprika 1 tablespoon
  • Dried oregano 1 tablespoon
  • Cayenne pepper optional, for an extra kick 1/2 teaspoon
  • Beef or vegetable broth 2 cups
  • Diced canned green chilies 1 cup
  • Corn kernels fresh or frozen 1 cup
  • Black beans drained and rinsed 1 can (15 ounces)
  • Salt and pepper As per taste

Instructions
 

  • In a large skillet, heat some oil over medium heat. Add the ground beef (or turkey) and cook until browned, breaking it up with a wooden spoon as it cooks. Remove any excess fat, if desired.
  • Add the diced onion, minced garlic, bell pepper, and jalapeno peppers to the skillet. Sauté them until they are softened and fragrant, this process should take about 5 minutes.
  • Next, add the chili powder, cumin powder, smoked paprika, dried oregano, and cayenne pepper (if using). Stir well to coat the meat and vegetables with the spices.
  • Pour in the beef or vegetable broth, diced green chilies, corn kernels, and black beans. Stir everything together, till all the ingredients are well combined.
  • Bring the mixture to a simmer. Reduce the heat to low, cover the skillet, and let the chili simmer for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together. You can let it simmer for longer if you have the time, as it will enhance the taste.
  • Season the chili with salt and pepper according to your preference. Taste and adjust the seasoning as needed.
  • Once the chili is cooked to perfection, serve it hot in bowls. Garnish with your favorite toppings, such as shredded cheese, diced avocado, sour cream, or fresh cilantro.
  • Enjoy the zesty flavors of this tomato-free chili, and don’t forget to share your culinary masterpiece with friends and family!

Notes

Feel free to experiment with the recipe by adding your own twist. You can incorporate additional vegetables, such as diced zucchini or mushrooms, for added texture and nutrition. Remember, cooking is an art, and the possibilities are endless!
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Can I use ground turkey instead of ground beef in this recipe?

Absolutely! Ground turkey can be a great alternative if you prefer a leaner protein or if you don’t consume beef. Simply substitute an equal amount of ground turkey for the ground beef in the recipe, and adjust the cooking time as needed.

Is this chili recipe spicy?

The level of spiciness can be adjusted to suit your taste. The recipe includes jalapeno peppers and cayenne pepper as optional ingredients to add heat. You can reduce the amount of these ingredients or omit them altogether if you prefer a milder chili. Feel free to experiment and find the perfect level of spiciness for your palate.

Can I freeze the chili for later use?

Yes, this chili freezes well! Once the chili has cooled, transfer it to an airtight container or freezer-safe bags. It can be stored in the freezer for up to 3 months. When you’re ready to enjoy it, thaw it in the refrigerator overnight and reheat it on the stovetop or in the microwave.

What are some suggested toppings for this chili?

There are numerous delicious toppings that pair well with this chili. Some popular choices include shredded cheese (cheddar, Monterey Jack), diced avocado, sour cream, chopped fresh cilantro, sliced green onions, or a squeeze of lime juice. Feel free to get creative and customize your chili with your favorite toppings!

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