• 2 lbs. extra lean ground beef (or ground turkey)
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 cups onions, chopped
  • 6 cups zucchini, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2- 28 oz. cans diced tomatoes
  • 1- 6 oz. can tomato paste
  • 2- 15 oz. cans kidney beans
  • 4 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1½ tablespoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons cayenne
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • Beer or water
  • 1 bunch cilantro, chopped.

Brown ground beef and drain.  Set aside.  In a Dutch oven sauté onions, zucchini and garlic in oil until tender.  Add tomatoes, tomato paste, beans and spices.  Add water or beer to bring to desired consistency.  Simmer 1 hour.  Serve with chopped cilantro on top.