Join Date: May 2007
Location: East Coast US
Here's the nutrition info from the Wendy's website.
Ingredients: Ground Beef, Chili Base (tomatoes, salt, citric acid, calcium chloride), Chili Seasoning (maltodextrin, tomato powder, salt, modified corn starch, chili pepper, sugar, onion, spices, dextrose, garlic, soybean oil, xanthan gum, citric acid, autolyzed yeast extract, extracts of paprika, disodium inosinate, disodium guanylate, artificial flavors, silicon dioxide [anti-caking agent]), Kidney Beans (kidney beans, water, sugar, corn syrup, salt, natural flavorings, onion powder, calcium chloride, disodium EDTA [flavor protector]), Chili Beans (beans, water, sugar, corn syrup, salt, natural flavorings, onion, calcium chloride), Vegetable Mix (onions, celery, peppers).
Calories 220, Protein 17 grams, Sugars 6 grams
I don't eat it often, but have used it with salad as a "go to" meal if I'm traveling and need something fast. Was it the dining guide that classified it as Phase III? There are some sweeteners and additives, maybe that's why?
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