Buckeye State Chili

This chili recipe is sure to please fans in the Buckeye State, with surprising flavors inspired by chocolate and peanut butter “buckeye” candies.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 10

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1
large green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
jar (16 oz) Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky mild salsa
1
can (15 oz) Muir Glen™ organic tomato sauce
1
cup Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4
cup creamy peanut butter
1/4
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1
small chipotle chile in adobo sauce (from 7-oz can), seeded and finely chopped
2
tablespoons chili powder
2
teaspoons ground cumin
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn

  • 1 In 5-quart Dutch oven, cook beef, onion, bell pepper and garlic over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Stir in salsa, tomato sauce, broth, peanut butter, chocolate chips, chipotle chile, chili powder and cumin.
  • 3 Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in beans and corn; simmer uncovered 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until desired consistency.

Expert Tips

See if your guests can guess the secret ingredients in this chili--peanut butter and chocolate!

Garnish with a toothpick stacked with Cheddar cheese cubes and jalapeño slices.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
900mg
900%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
14g
14%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.