This is the Chili recipe.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 20 min
Yields 4 - 6 servings


  • Ingredients
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 pkg (1 1/2 oz/40 g) chili seasoning mix*
  • 1/2 cup (250 mL) water
  • Canadian Monterey Jack shredded
  • Fresh coriander chopped
  • Meat**
  • 1 lb (450 g) ground meat of your choice: turkey, chicken, pork or hot or sweet Italian sausage casing removed
  • Vegetables
  • 3 cups (750 mL) of your choice: drained canned black and/or kidney beans and corn or drained canned kidney beans and cut green beans or drained canned chickpeas and frozen mixed vegetables
  • Sauce
  • 2 cups (500 mL) of your choice: salsa, meatless spaghetti sauce or stewed tomatoes


In a large non-stick saucepan, cook meat, green pepper and onion. Drain off fat, if necessary.

Stir in chili seasoning mix, vegetables, sauce and water. Cover and simmer 20 minutes.

Add a handful of shredded Canadian Monterey Jack and stir until melted. Ladle chilli into bowls and top each serving with more shredded Canadian Monterey Jack and coriander.


* Or use 3 tbsp (45 mL) chili powder and 1-1/2 tsp (7 mL) ground cumin or more to taste.** For a meatless variation increase vegetables to 6 cups (1.5 L).

Replace Canadian Monterey Jack with any of the following: shredded Canadian Cheddar, Mozzarella, Havarti, Gouda or Swiss

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Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 678 Calories
Protein: 30 g
Carbohydrate: 44 g
Fat: 44 g
Calcium: 18 % / 203 mg
Fibre: 12.5 g
Sodium: 1653 mg