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
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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
Keyword chili, corn chips, 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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