And in honor of the Indianapolis Colts, here is a recipe for Colts Chili (Hoosier Chili) and Indiana Sugar Cream Pie.
Cook Time: 1 Hr 30 Min
Ready In: 1 Hr 50 Min
2 pounds extra-lean ground beef
2 cups chopped onion
3/4 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon brown sugar
3 tablespoons chili powder
2 (16 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes
1 (46 ounce) can tomato juice
1 (10.5 ounce) can beef broth
1/2 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1.In a large Dutch oven or soup kettle, brown beef until no longer pink.
2. Add onion, celery, green pepper and garlic.
3. Continue cooking until vegetables are tender.
4. Add all remaining ingredients except last two; bring to a boil.
5. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1-1/2 hours, adding macaroni for last half hour of cooking time.
6. Stir in the beans and heat through.
Nutrition Facts: One serving (without additional salt and using sodium-free tomatoes, tomato juice and broth) equals 255 calories, 13 g fat (0 saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 68 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 meat, 1-1/2 vegetable, 1 starch.
Indiana Sugar Cream Pie
Prep Time: 10 Min
Cook Time: 1 Hr
Ready In: 1 Hr 10 Min
Servings = 6
1 prepared 8 inch pastry shell
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup heavy whipping cream
3/4 cup whole milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 cup butter, chilled and diced
1.Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (225 degrees C).
2.In a medium bowl, mix together sugar, flour, and cream. Add milk and vanilla extract, and continue to stir until mixture is smooth. Pour into pastry shell. Sprinkle top with nutmeg and dot evenly with small chunks of butter.
3.Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and bake an additional 45 minutes.
Amount Per Serving Calories: 541
Total Fat: 28.6g