Beef and Beer Chili: A Healthy Take on This Firehouse Fave

When it comes to mealtime, chili is a must around the firehouse. It’s super filling, simple to make, and can be left alone in the slow cooker in the event of a fire call. However, it’s not exactly known for being low in fat and calories. This recipe for beef and beer chili, courtesy of offers a fresh, healthy take on the firehouse classic. Extra-lean ground beef (or turkey if you prefer) combined with fresh veggies, beans, spices and yes, beer give a hearty flavor to the dish at a surprising 261 calories and 5 grams of fat per serving. Another plus? It takes only 20 minutes to make and requires only one dish, making it perfect for those busy weekdays. So whether cooking for the firehouse or your house, this is one healthy dish sure to fire up your appetite!


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