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Corny Chili Recipe

Corny Chili Recipe

"This is so delicious and simple that I had to share it," Marlene Olson says of her heartwarming recipe. "I'm sure busy moms will be just as happy as I am with the taste and time-saving convenience of this pleasant chili," adds the Hoople, North Dakota reader.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 3 hours YIELD:4-6 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (11 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 3/4 cup picante sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Corn chips, sour cream and shredded cheddar cheese, optional


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  • 2. Transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker. Stir in the beans, tomatoes, corn, picante sauce, chili powder and garlic powder. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours or until heated through. Serve with corn chips, sour cream and cheese if desired. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Analysis: One 1-cup serving (prepared with lean ground beef; calculated without accompaniments) equals 408 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 1,311 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 10 g fiber, 32 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 3 vegetable, 2 starch.

Reviews for Corny Chili

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Reviewed Sep. 20, 2015

"I didn't care much for this recipe. In my opinion the picante sauce took over as well as made the chili soupy."

Reviewed Jul. 5, 2013

"I love chili and trying out different chili recipes. This by far is one of my favorite chili recipes! So easy to put together and has great flavor."

Reviewed Jun. 13, 2013

"A nice and easy crock pot chili that everyone enjoyed. We will be making this again!"

Reviewed Oct. 16, 2012

"I made this last Sunday, went over extremly well. I didn't put it in the slow cooker though, I didnt have that kind of time. I simmered it on the stove for about an hour. I also added some Macaroni noodles to it...jvery good, will make it again."

Reviewed Jul. 23, 2012

"We pile our chili high with cheddar cheese and a dollop of sour cream, then scoop the perfect bite onto a corn chip. The entire family loves this dish. We make it nearly every month! It's got a great flavor and it's a fantastic way to sneak a few vegetables into the kids."

Reviewed Apr. 30, 2012

"I served this for dinner, tripled the recipe and added three variety of beans, three different picante sauces, Most everyone took an additional serving, and I sent some home with two people. Great flavor!"

Reviewed Feb. 10, 2011

"Can't beat the quick & easy prep of this recipe. My entire family, including a very picky 4 year old, thoroughly enjoyed this dish. It will be on my meal plan rotation!"

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