Dinner - Weight Watchers chilli con carne meatballs recipe

Author: Aaron Spillman  

Turn your usual chilli into hearty meatballs with this lower-fat recipe from Weight Watchers Weight Watchers Meatballs Chilli Con Carne Cook up a big batch of this healthy chilli con carne from Weight Watchers, in three quick and easy steps and you have yourself dinner for the whole family This one pot wonder is great if you're into spicy food.

Weight Watchers chilli con carne recipe

Weight Watchers chilli con carne recipe
Cook up a big batch of this healthy chilli con carne from Weight Watchers, in three quick and easy steps and you have yourself dinner for the whole family
Provided by: WW (Weight Watchers)
Total time: 120 minutes
Cook time: 90 minutes
Prep time: 30 minutes
Yields: 8 servings
Cuisine: Mexican
Number of ingredients: 21
Ingredients:
  • low-fat cooking spray
  • 2 large onions, chopped finely
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 600g (1lb 5 oz) extra lean beef mince with 7% fat or less
  • 4 red peppers, de-seeded and chopped finely
  • 450 g (1lb) mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 small red chilli, de-seeded andchopped finely or 1tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 1 kg (2lb 4 oz) carrots, peeled and chopped finely
  • 2tbsp dried oregano
  • 1tsp paprika
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1tbsp fennel seeds
  • 1tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes
  • 2tbsp tomato purée
  • 1tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 x 400 g cans red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 300 ml (½ pint) vegetable stock
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • A small bunch of fresh coriander or
  • Parsley, chopped, to serve
How to cook:
  1. Heat a very large, lidded, non-stick saucepan or casserole and spray with the cooking spray. Stir fry the onions and garlic for 5 mins, or until softened, adding a little water if they start to stick.
  2. Add the mince and stir fry, breaking it up with a wooden spoon for 10 mins, until it is browned all over. Season with black pepper and add all the other ingredients except the coriander or parsley.
  3. Bring to the boil and then simmer gently, covered, for 1½ hours, stirring occasionally. Remove the bay leaves. Serve with the coriander or parsley scattered over the top.
Notes: Chicken chilli con carne, Ingredients. 2 tsp olive oil 150 g low-fat chicken breast mince

Weight Watchers chilli con carne meatballs recipe

Weight Watchers chilli con carne meatballs recipe
This one pot wonder is great if you're into spicy food. Turn your usual chilli into hearty meatballs with this lower-fat recipe from Weight Watchers
Provided by: WW (Weight Watchers)
Total time: 40 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Prep time: 10 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Cuisine: Mexican
Number of ingredients: 10
Ingredients:
  • 500g extra lean beef mince
  • 30g sachet chilli con carne spice mix
  • 1 onion, grated
  • Calorie controlled cooking spray
  • 1 green chilli, de-seeded and sliced
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes
  • 150ml beef stock
  • 400g can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 371 Kcal
How to cook:
  1. Put the beef mince, half the chilli spice mix and the onion in a large bowl. Mix together with your hands and then shape into 24 small meatballs.
  2. Heat a wide deep saucepan and spray with the cooking spray. Cook the meatballs in batches for 10 minutes, turning occasionally until browned all over and almost cooked. Remove and set aside.
  3. Spray the pan again with the cooking spray and add the chilli, tomato puree and remaining spice mix. Cook for 1 minute. Stir in the tomatoes and stock and bring to the boil. Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Return the meatballs to the pan and stir in the black beans. Simmer for a further 5 minutes until the sauce is thickened and the meatballs are cooked. Check the seasoning and serve immediately.
  5. To complete the fiesta, serve with dried brown rice, cooked according to the packet instructions, guacamole and soured cream.
Notes: WW Chili Con Carne with Beef, Before cooking: Remove outer packaging and pull back film half way. Microwave on full power for 2mins (750w). Stir halfway through. Re-cover and continue …

Weight Watchers Meatballs Chilli Con Carne

Weight Watchers Meatballs Chilli Con Carne
Weight Watchers Meatballs Chilli Con Carne
Provided by: Bintu Hardy
Total time: 35 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Prep time: 5 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Number of ingredients: 11
Ingredients:
  • 500 g (1.1lb)extra lean beef mince
  • 30 g (1 oz) sachet chilli con carne spice mix
  • 1 onion (, finely grated)
  • Calorie controlled cooking spray
  • 1 green chilli (, de-seeded and finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 2 x 400g ((14oz) tins of chopped tomatoes)
  • 150 ml (0.6cups) stock
  • 400 g (14oz ) black-eye beans, drained and rinsed
  • Salt
  • Ground black pepper
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 317 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 27 g
  • Protein: 35 g
  • Fat: 6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Cholesterol: 77 mg
  • Sodium: 276 mg
  • Fiber: 8 g
  • Sugar: 2 g
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
How to cook:
  1. Mix together the beef mince, half the chilli spice mix and the onion in a large bowl. Before shaping into 24 small meatballs.
  2. Place a saucepan over medium heat and spray with the cooking spray. Cook the meatballs in batches for about 10 mins, turning occasionally until browned all over and almost cooked. Remove and set aside somewhere warm.
  3. Spray the pan again with the cooking spray and add the chopped chilli, tomato puree and remaining spice mix. Cook for 1 min before stirring in the chopped tomatoes and stock and bring to the boil. Simmer for 10 mins, stirring occasionally.
  4. Return the meatballs to the saucepan followed by the black-eyed beans. Simmer with the lid uncovered for a further 5 mins until the chilli has thickened and the meatballs are cooked through. Check the seasoning and serve immediately.
  5. You can serve the chilli with brown rice or stir fried rice and guacamole and soured cream.
Notes: Weight Watchers chilli con carne meatballs, Method. Put the beef mince, half the chilli spice mix and the onion in a large bowl. Mix together with your hands and then shape into 24 small meatballs. …
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