Motivation for a new and simple paleo chili recipe gave me the inspiration for this recipe.
The main spice in this recipe is chili powder. Sounds simple enough, no?
The handful of pistachio nuts were a last minute idea and I was glad I added them. They gave a nice crunch to every bite.
The veggies I choose to use were cabbage, green onions, onion and green pepper. I sauteed them in a tablespoon of olive oil to cook them through a little
The chili is served on a bed of shredded lettuce which gives it a crispness when you bite into it. I sliced the lettuce up, cleaned it with water then put it in a mesh holder to allow the water to drain. After a few minutes, I take a paper towel and dry it to remove most of the water.
I like to use the Organic Ground Beef that I purchase at Costco. It doesn’t taste grainy when cooked like other ground beef I’ve tasted.
Once the vegetables are sauteed, I added the ground beef to them until the beef browned.
Next I seasoned the beef with the chili powder and salt. Then I added the canned diced tomatoes.
Once everything is combined and cooked through, I added the pistachios, stirred and it was ready to serve.
Pretty simple, no? Check out the recipe and let me know what you think.
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