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Whitedov's Border-Style Chilli
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Contributed by: Whitedov1208Added: Jan 28, 2009 at 07:37 PM


This is a good chili recipe that I start out using a deep non-stick frying pan and then throw into the Crock Pot to simmer all day. Goes great with my recipe for White Spelt Mexican Bolero Dinner rolls (see baked goods section for recipe) and a salad!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 14 ounce can Northern Beans
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 2 cloves minced
  • 1 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup of fresh cilantro (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder or more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional for heat)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
How to make it:
  1. Heat olive oil in a deep non-stick frying pan over medium high heat and crumble ground beef into skillet, cooking until beef is no longer red.
  2. Add chili powder, red pepper flakes (if using), chopped cilantro, garlic, sea salt, cumin, cloves, oregano and ground coriander (if using) to cooked ground beef and stir.
  3. Add canned crushed canned tomatoes, beef broth, lime juice and beans; mix well and heat to boiling.
  4. At this point, you can cover the lid and simmer for 1 1/4 hrs; then, uncover and simmer on medium low heat 10 -15 mins until slightly thickened OR place the contents of the pan into your Crock Pot and forget about it. Enjoy

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Oregano2 N N B B N B N B
Paprika2 N N N N N N N N
Lime/Lime Juice2 B N N B N N N N
Tomato/Tomato Juice1 ,2 ,3 ,4 A N N B A N N N
Northern Bean2 N N N N N N N N
Beef2 A A A A N N B B
Clove  N N N N N N N N
Cilantro2 N B N N N N N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...  A A A A N N N N
Cumin  N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Coriander- N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in chitinase, an allergen.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Feb 10, 2009 at 04:19 PM By: Lola