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Western-Style Chili

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  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 can (15 oz.) no salt added kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) no salt added diced tomatoes
  • 1 package Knorr® Rice Sides™ - Rice Pilaf
  • 1 SEASON ground beef with salt and pepper if desired. Heat large deep nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook ground beef, onion and green pepper until beef is browned, about 5 minutes.
  • 2 STIR in chili powder and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds, Add water, beans and tomatoes and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • 3 STIR in Knorr® Rice Sides™ - Rice Pilaf; reduce heat and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender, about 7 minutes. Serve, if desired, with shredded Monterey Jack, Pepper Jack or Mexican blend cheese and corn bread.