Love chili but bored of the same old, same old? Feeling adventuresome? Pair this chili up with cornbread and enjoy the discovery that healthy eating doesn’t need to be bland.
Tip: If you can’t find mustard greens, any sturdy, dark green will work. Try collards or chard or spinach instead.
- 3 lbs. boneless pork (boneless ribs, stew meat, or sirloin roast), trimmed and cut into ½-inch cubes
- 1 (12 oz.) bottle Mexican lager
- 2 tsp. Kosher salt
- 2 to 3 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, finely chopped
- 3 tsp. oregano, divided
- ¼ cup vegetable oil
- 2 medium tomatoes, roughly chopped
- 1 poblano pepper, seeded and chopped
- 2 medium white onions, diced
- ¼ cup chili powder, plus more for sprinkling
- 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 1 (15 oz.) can pumpkin puree
- 1 bunch mustard greens, stems removed, leaves roughly chopped
- 8 Tbsp. nonfat sour cream
- Lime wedges, for serving
- Combine the pork, beer, 3 cups water and salt in a large pot and bring to a simmer over medium heat, skimming the foam off the surface.
- Add the chipotle peppers and 1 1/2 teaspoons oregano, cover and cook (30 minutes).
- Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the tomatoes, poblano, and onions; cook until soft (15 minutes).
- Add the remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oregano, the chili powder and garlic; cook (5 minutes). Add the pumpkin and cook (5 minutes).
- Add the tomato mixture to the pork and simmer until the meat is tender (30 minutes).
- Add the greens and cook (10 minutes).
- Ladle the chili into bowls. Serve with sour cream and garnish with lime wedges.
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 12.5g||15%|
|Saturated Fat 3g||15%|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat 5g|
|Monounsaturated Fat 3.5g|
|Total Carbohydrate 19g||7%|
|Dietary Fiber 5.5g||21%|
|Total Sugars 5g|
|Includes 0g Added Sugars||0%|
|Sugar Alcohol 0g|
|Other Carbohydrate 7g|
|Vitamin D 0.7mcg||6%|
|Vitamin A 566.7mcg||60%|
|Vitamin C 32mg||35%|
|Vitamin E 3.9mg||25%|
|Vitamin K 102.7mcg||90%|
|Vitamin B6 1.4mg||80%|
|Vitamin B12 0.9mcg||40%|
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
Pork, Pumpkin, Beer (water, Barley, Hops And Yeast), Tomatoes, Mustard Greens, Onion, Non-fat Sour Cream (cultured Pasteurized Nonfat Milk, Vitamin A Palmitate), Lime, Soybean Oil, Chili Powder, Chipotle Peppers In Adobo Sauce (water, Tomato Paste, Dried Chipotle Peppers, Distilled Vinegar, Corn Oil, Less Than 2% Of Iodized Salt (contains Potassium Iodate), Corn Starch, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Spices), Poblano Pepper, Garlic, Kosher Salt, Oregano.
This season, rather than making it complicated, lets seek to engage in five healthy habits. Over time, they will lead to better overall health and wellness. Individually, these ideas may seem simple, but together they create a lifestyle that removes barriers and encourages balanced nutrition, exercise, and overall improved wellness.