Homemade Chili is quite a popular food item which is low in calories. However, there are different ways in which Homemade Chili is prepared and the calorie content in it varies to a great extent based on its method of preparation. The ingredients added to Homemade Chili can increase its calorie content.
One serving of Homemade Chili which is prepared with a mix of stewed tomatoes, ground beef, tomato sauce and kidney beans has around 394 calories and most of these calories come from saturated fat. It is quite tasteful and also has a good nutritional value. This homemade chili is a good source of protein which helps in keeping the muscles strong and also gives healthy skin. It is also rich in iron, Vitamin A and Vitamin C which give a number of health benefits. However, adding beef to this homemade chili preparation also increases the saturated fat content as well as the cholesterol.
You may also opt for Eva’s Homemade Chili. One and a half cup of Eva’s Homemade Chili contains 236 calories. The total fat content in this is 7 grams out of which saturated fat content is 3 grams. It also has 25 grams of carbohydrates, 18 grams protein content, 38 mg cholesterol content and 1240 mg sodium. However, it does not offer any Vitamin A, C or iron content as is available in the above mentioned Homemade Chili preparation.
Homemade Chili manufactured by Runza is also quite popular. One cup of Runza Homemade Chili weighing around 218 grams contains around 202 calories out of which only 54 calories come from fat. The total fat content in an equal serving of Runza Homemade Chili is 6 grams out of which 3 grams come from saturated fat. It has a total carbohydrate content of 17 grams and protein content of 19 grams.