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Pepperoni Pizza Chili Recipe
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Pepperoni Pizza Chili Recipe

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We love this on a chilly day. A big bowl warms you right up, and the leftovers freeze well. I first made this recipe one day when I decided I didn't enjoy making pizza crust—I just put the pizza in a bowl instead! —Marilouise Wyatt Cowen, West Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 jar Ragú® Homemade Style Pizza Sauce (14 ounces)
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Italian stewed tomatoes
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1 package (3-1/2 ounces) sliced pepperoni
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 teaspoon pizza seasoning or Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 236 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 1,102 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 18 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the beans, pizza sauce, tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, pepperoni, green pepper, pizza seasoning and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes or until chili reaches desired thickness. Sprinkle with cheese if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Pepperoni Pizza Chili in Taste of Home February/March 2001, p25

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 236 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 1,102 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 18 g protein.

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.

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Reviewed Jan. 13, 2015

"This recipe was a nice change from traditional chili recipes! We added sour cream as well as cheese to the final product......mmmmmm!"

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Reviewed Jan. 2, 2015

"This is so easy to make and everyone always loves it. We pair it with garlic bread."

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Reviewed Sep. 19, 2014

"4 out of 5 of the people living in our household enjoy this chili. The other one doesn't eat ground beef, so she doesn't count."

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Reviewed Mar. 25, 2014

"I'm a big fan of chili and every Friday night by family does pizza themed food. This I had to try for Friday and it was very delicious! I will definitely be doing this again!"

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Reviewed Feb. 22, 2014

"I just won a chili cook-off with this recipe!!! Super good!"

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