Chipotle Black Bean Beef Stew




Chipotle Black Bean Beef Stew

Chipotle Black Bean Beef Stew
Total Recipe Time:  40 to 45 minutes
Makes 4 servings


3/4 pound Ground Beef (95% lean)1 medium sweet potatoes, peeled1 medium onion, chopped1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes, undrained2 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, drained, rinsed2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, minced1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro2 tablespoons fresh lime juiceLime wedges (optional)


  1. Pierce sweet potato with fork and place on paper towel. Microwave on HIGH 4 to 6 minutes or until tender. Cool slightly; cut into 1/2-inch cubes.
  2. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef and onion; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking beef up into 3/4-inch crumbles, stirring occasionally. Remove drippings
  3. Add tomatoes, black beans and chipotle peppers. Bring mixture to boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes. Add sweet potato; cook 5 minutes or until heated through, stirring once.
  4. Sprinkle with cilantro and lime juice. Garnish with lime wedges, if desired.


Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160ºF. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
Nutrition information per serving: 375 calories; 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat); 48 mg cholesterol; 1118 mg sodium; 57 g carbohydrate; 17 g fiber; 32 g protein; 6.9 mg niacin; 0.7 mg vitamin B6; 2.0 mcg vitamin B12; 7.8 mg iron; 14.8 mcg selenium; 4.8 mg zinc; 59.77 mg choline.This recipe is an excellent source of fiber, protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of choline.
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