30 minute quick and healthy kale and grass-fed beef chili, loaded with good for you veggies and the perfect amount of spices. Perfect for a healthy quick weeknight meal or a long lazy Sunday afternoon. Chili, but healthier. 
Healthy Grass Fed Beef and Kale Chili
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

30 minute quick and healthy kale and grass-fed beef chili, loaded with good for you veggies and the perfect amount of spices. Perfect for a healthy quick weeknight meal or a long lazy Sunday afternoon. Chili, but healthier. 

Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 334 kcal
Author: AbraPappa
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. grass-fed ground beef
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion (1 cup chopped)
  • 2 large bell peppers I used orange and red, 3 cups chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 small jalapeno, diced
  • 28 ounce can whole peeled tomato
  • 15 ounce can of kidney beans 1.75 cups
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp chipotle in adobo, chopped
  • 3 cups kale chopped into bite size pieces
Toppings
  • fresh cilantro
  • sour cream
  • scallions
  • fresh diced jalapeno or other spicy chili
Instructions
  1. In a large pot over medium heat brown beef for 3-5 minutes, stirring frequently. Season with 1/2 tsp each of salt and pepper. Remove from pan with a slotted spoon and set aside.

  2. Add olive oil to pot, add chopped onion, bell pepper, garlic, and jalapeno. Saute for 5 minutes. 

  3. Add tomato, beans, and spices and reserved beef to pot and stir for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes. 

  4. Add chopped kale and stir until wilted (3-4 minutes).

  5. Serve topped with sour cream, scallion, and fresh cilantro.

Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Grass Fed Beef and Kale Chili
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 334 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 49mg16%
Sodium 1053mg46%
Potassium 1123mg32%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 5775IU116%
Vitamin C 125mg152%
Calcium 135mg14%
Iron 6.1mg34%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.