Classic Beef Chili

A comfort food classic! This chili recipe uses a low sodium broth, making it a better choice for your family.

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CAMPBELL’S® 30% Less Sodium Ready to Use Beef Broth

CAMPBELL’S® 30% Less Sodium Ready to Use Beef Broth

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  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
  • 1 lb (454 g) beef sirloin steak, cut into cubes
  • 1 onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 green pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, cut into chunks
  • 1 carrots, cut into chunks
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chili powder
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) dried oregano leaves
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp (3 mL) salt
  • 1/2 tsp (3 mL) freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) tomato paste
  • 5 cups (1.25 L) CAMPBELL’S® 30% Less Sodium Ready to Use Beef Broth
  • 1 can no salt added diced tomatoes, with juices
  • 1 can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh cilantro or parsley


  1. In large nonstick saucepan,heat oil over medium-high heat; cook beef for 6 to 8 minutes or until browned all over. Pour off any fat and discard.
  2. Reduce heat to medium; stir in onion,green and red peppers,celery,carrot,chili powder,oregano,cumin,salt and pepper. Cook,stirring often,for 7 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender-crisp. Stir in tomato paste; cook,stirring constantly,for 2 to 3 minutes or until dark red colour.
  3. Pour in broth, diced tomatoes, and red kidney beans; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour or until beef is tender and sauce is thickened. Garnish with cilantro.

Recipe tips

  • Add chorizo sausage with the beef for a spicy kick if desired.
  • Serve with sour cream, shredded cheddar cheese, green onion, jalapeno pepper, garlic cloves, black beans, hot sauce or any of your family’s favourite chili fixings.
  • Additionally, this easy chili recipe can be prepared using ground beef.
  • This chili recipe can also be prepared in a slow cooker. 

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    December 13, 2015

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Amount Per Serving
Calories 360
Fat 12 g
Sodium 1220 mg
Carbohydrate 36 g
Dietary Fibre 11 g
Protein 27 g
Calcium 10 %DV

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