Great chili doesn't have to bubble on the back burner forever; this one goes together fast with bacon, canned beans, prepared salsa, peppers, and spices.
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
cup chopped green bell pepper
medium onion, chopped
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky mild salsa
teaspoon chili powder
can (16 oz) baked beans, undrained
can (15 oz) spicy chili beans, undrained
In 2-quart saucepan, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from saucepan. Drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in saucepan.
Add bell pepper and onion to drippings in saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender.
Add bacon and remaining ingredients. Cook over medium heat until mixture just begins to boil, stirring frequently. Reduce heat; simmer 5 to 10 minutes or until hot.
This bean combo makes a great side dish to hot dogs or hamburgers. Add chips and fresh fruit for a complete meal.
Up the spice factor of this dish by using a hot salsa.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.