Weight Watchers Quick Beef and Pinto Bean Chili - Points = 6

Total Time
20mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

This was the featured recipe today in my Weight Watchers email: Chili doesn't get any easier than this—we used well-spiced convenience foods to boost the recipe's flavor while minimizing preparation and cooking times. Notes *If you can’t find canned diced tomatoes with chipotle chilies, either use a 14.5 ounce can of plain diced tomatoes and add 1/8 teaspoon of chipotle chile powder to the mixture, or substitute a 14.5 ounce can of diced tomatoes with green chilies (the latter will be quite spicy). Substitute lean ground turkey for the beef if you prefer (could affect POINTS values).

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Coat a large skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Add garlic and frozen vegetable mixture; cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables thaw and any liquid evaporates, about 3 minutes. Add beef and cook, stirring frequently, breaking up clumps of beef with a wooden spoon, about 2 minutes.
  2. Add diced tomatoes, crushed tomatoes, chili powder, oregano, salt, black pepper and beans; cook over high heat, stirring occasionally, until some liquid evaporates, meat is cooked through and chili thickens slightly, about 3 minutes. Yield about 1 1/4 cups per serving.