Mexican-Style Chili Paradise

Mexican-Style Chili Paradise

Active time

20 minutes

Total time

1 hour, 20 minutes

Serves

8

Ingredients

  • 1 large yellow onion
  • ¼ bunch fresh cilantro
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 lb bulk hot pork sausage
  • ¼ cup chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons masa harina (maize flour)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon meat tenderizer
  • 1 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 (16 oz) cans light red kidney beans
  • 1 (11 oz) can whole kernel corn with bell peppers
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce

Steps

  1. Chop onion and cilantro; dice garlic and jalapeño, removing seeds and membranes if desired for less heat. Preheat large stockpot on medium 2–3 minutes. Place ground beef and sausage in pot; cook 4–5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no pink remains. Drain excess fat from pot.
  2. Add onion, jalapeño, and garlic to pot; cook 2–3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Add chili powder, masa harina, sugar, onion powder, garlic powder, cumin, salt, meat tenderizer, red pepper, and pepper; cook and stir 1 minute. Drain kidney beans and corn only.
  3. Add beans, corn, tomatoes, and tomato sauce to pot; stir to combine. Bring chili to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 1 hour. Stir in cilantro; serve with favorite chili toppings.

Nutritional information

Amount per 1/8 recipe serving: Calories 370, Total Fat 14.00g, Sat Fat 5.00g, Trans Fat 0.00g, Chol 65mg, Sodium 1610mg, Total Carb 36g, Fiber 9.00g, Sugars 11g, Protein 28g, Calc 10%, Vit A 0%, Vit C 0%, Iron 20%