Southwestern Chili with Corn Chips

Give me a big ole bowl (or plate) of Southwestern chili and some corn chips and I’m a happy guy. Make it spicy and I’m even happier.

Southwestern Chili with Corn Chips

Also try my spicy ground beef chili.

Southwestern Chili with Corn Chips

Give me a big ole bowl (or plate) of Southwestern chili and some corn chips and I’m a happy guy. Make it spicy and I’m even happier.
Course Main
Cuisine Southwestern
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 503kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 medium white onions chopped
  • 1/2 medium red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 medium green bell pepper diced
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 16 ounce tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon mild chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon hot chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1-2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup masa
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 20 ounces Rotel tomatoes original or hot
  • 15 ounce sweet corn drained
  • 15 ounce red kidney beans rinsed and drained

Serving suggestion

  • Corn chips
  • Green onions sliced
  • Sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • Sour cream

Instructions

  • Heat a Dutch oven or large pot over medium-high heat. Crumble the beef into the pot and cook until done. Remove to a paper towel-lined plate. Remove all but 1 tablespoon of the drippings.
  • Add the onion and peppers and cook until starting to soften.
  • Add the garlic and cook another minute.
  • Add the tomato paste, chili powders, oregano, paprika, cumin and pepper flakes.Stir.
  • Stir in the masa and 1/2 cup of water. The mixture will begin to thicken.
  • Add the tomatoes, corn, kidney beans and beef. Stir. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer and continue simmering for at least 15 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve with desired toppings.

Nutrition

Calories: 503kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 559mg | Potassium: 1475mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 1814IU | Vitamin C: 42mg | Calcium: 111mg | Iron: 8mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

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