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Adelle Davis Recipes, Let's Eat Dinner

Traditional Chili

Recipe:  Traditional Chili

Let’s Cook it Right” is a celebrated cookbook dedicated to good health, good sense, and good eating. Adelle Davis believed that food should first and foremost be delicious.  This cookbook is full of ways to prepare fresh foods of all kinds in the most minimally-impacted, health preserving manner.  This book contains easy to follow recipes, a table of equivalents and an index.  The nutritional facts below were prepared by the graduate students at Cal State Los Angeles’ School of Kinesiology and the Nutritional Science program.

Let’s Cook it Right Page#:  179

Amount for 4 servings:

1/4 cup                 Vegetable oil

3/4 cup                 White onions, raw, chopped

1/2 cup                 Green bell peppers, raw

2                              Garlic cloves

2 cup                     Kidney beans, canned

1 lb.                       Ground beef, raw

1 tsp.                     Chili powder

1 tsp.                     Cumin seed, ground

1 cup                     Tomato puree, canned

2 tsp.                     Salt

1/2 tsp.                 Ground oregano

Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size: 372.36g
Calories:  537.54
Protein:  29.72g
Total fat: 34.18g
Saturated fat:  9.33g
Cholesterol:  78.25mg
Carbohydrates:  29.98g
Fiber:  7.12g
Sodium:  1940.23mg
Iron:  5.09mg
Vitamin A:  116.14RE
Vitamin C:  27.58mg
Vitamin D: 
Thiamin:  0.28mg
Riboflavin: 0.43g
Niacin:  7.06mg
Vitamin B6:  0.60mg
Folic acid:  89.67mcg
Magnesium:  84.24mg
Vitamin K:  3.77mcg
Diabetic Exchange Values:  1.0 starch