Best Chili Ever - Catalina Mama, Two Beggin' Beef Pie Soup
90 mins (prep 30, cooking 60)
6 ingredients
6-8 servings
Growing up poor after Dad died - a German butcher - mom kept the two of us going on recipes that were tasty but inexpensive. Next to "Breaded Veal", the “Filet Mignon” of my youth, this ground beef chili recipe was a gourmet meal and a welcome treat on a cold day. Mild and sweet, kids love this thick soup, especially with "Ritz" or similar crackers. Remember to rinse the meat in a colander after cooking to reduce saturated fats. They're not needed for flavor. To reproduce the taste I remember, I've included the brand names of the ingredients my Mom used and that I still use today. I hope you all enjoy! The weird name for this recipe is simply a tribute to my Mom and the fact that it's two of almost every ingredient, making it easy to remember.

Categories:  low-cholesterol , low-calorie , lunch~snacks , kid-friendly , beef , meat , <-4-hours , soups-&-stews , low-carb , low-in... , healthy-2 , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (233.53 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 669.05 Calories from Fat 248.04
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27.56g 254.4%
Saturated Fat 10.18g 305.34%
Trans Fat 1.83g %
Cholesterol 134.57mg 269.14%
Sodium 352.37mg 88.09%
Total Carbohydrate 46.4g 92.8%
Dietary Fiber 19.95 g 478.84%
Sugars 1.99 g %
Protein 58.76g 705.08%
Vitamin A 1461.74IU% Vitamin C 3.33mg%
Calcium 163.33mg% Iron 11.06mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
tomato soup, stewed tomatoes