Simply Delicious Chili

As winter sets in and the temperature outside steadily drops, nothing sounds better than a piping hot bowl of simply delicious chili. This dish is perfect for chilly days – it’s warm, comforting, and utterly delicious. Whether you’re a chili novice or an experienced cook, this recipe is sure to please. So fire up the stove and get cooking!

Simply Delicious Chili
Simply Delicious Chili

Appropriate for: Diabetes, Dialysis, Gluten-Free, Kidney Disease, CKD, Low Sodium, Low Phosphorous, Low Potassium, Low Protein

Simply Delicious Chili Ingredients

  • 8 cups fresh collard greens, chopped
  • 2 TBSP olive oil
  • 1 TBSP butter, unsalted
  • ¼ cup onions, finely diced
  • 1 TBSP fresh garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp vinegar

How to Prepare Simply Delicious Chili

  • Blanch the collard greens by putting them into a pot of boiling water for 30 seconds
  • Strain the collard greens and quickly transfer them to a large bowl of ice water
  • Let cool, then strain and dry the greens and set them aside
  • In a large sauté pan on medium-high heat, melt the butter and oil together
  • Add onions and garlic, and cook until slightly browned (4–6 minutes)
  • Add collard greens and black and red pepper, then cook for 5–8 minutes on high heat, stirring constantly
  • Remove from heat, add vinegar, stir and serve

Simply Delicious Chili Nutrition Facts

(makes 6 servings)

Calories 79
Carbohydrates 4 g
Protein 2 g
Dietary Fiber 2.2 g
Total Fat 0
Sodium 9 mg
Potassium 129 mg
Phosphorus 18 mg

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About Shree Mulay, MD
Shree Mulay, MD, is a nephrologist and co-owner of The Kidney Experts. He went to medical school at Mahatma Gandhi Mission Medical College and completed his residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.  Shree manages patients at several West Tennessee Healthcare Hospital locations and serves at numerous dialysis locations across the region. He also sees patients at four kidney care clinic locations. Funny, caring and always wanting to help, Shree is passionate about his practice and devotes much of his time to his patients.

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