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Heartwarming Chili Recipe

Heartwarming Chili Recipe

A touch of baking cocoa gives this chili a rich flavor without adding sweetness. When I was growing up in the North, we served chili over rice. But after I married a Texan, I began serving it with chopped onions, shredded cheese and, of course, corn bread! —Audrey Byrne, Lillian, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 20 min. + simmering YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 medium green pepper
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, optional
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, cook beef and onion over medium heat until the meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3 hours, stirring occasionally. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 362 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 712mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 11g fiber), 31g protein .

Reviews for Heartwarming Chili

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fruitsofthespirit9
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2013

"Made just like the recipe stated! Wonderful chili.......love it!"

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Gary Harrison
Reviewed May. 10, 2011

"This was absolutely awesome, everyone loved it. Top it with sharp cheddar and sour cream and you are done."

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SuzBrinkman
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2010

"I love this recipe however, the nutrition facts are very off!!! According to the ingredients packaging nutritional values, there are 491 calories, 75 mg cholesterol, over 1900 mg sodium and 60 g carbs. That's quite a difference if you ask me."

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jessie.sharon
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2010

"This is my go-to chili recipe - I LOVE it! I make a double batch in the slow cooker with lean ground turkey and freeze individual servings for later. healthy and delish! :)"

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