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Fruity Chili

Rated as 4.44 out of 5 Stars

"This is a sweet spin on an American favorite."
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35 m servings 259
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Combine the tomato sauce, kidney beans, 2 tablespoons chili powder, 1 tablespoon sugar, and cayenne pepper in a large sauce pan; bring to a simmer over low heat.
  2. Place a large skillet over medium-high heat; place the ground beef in the skillet; season with 2 tablespoons chili powder, 1 tablespoon sugar, and the cayenne pepper; cook until brown; add to the sauce mixture.
  3. Heat the oil in a small skillet over medium-high heat; cook the onion in the oil until slightly browned; add to the sauce mixture, along with the apple, peach, and banana pepper. Allow to simmer another 1 to 2 minutes until hot.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 259 calories; 8.5 30.8 17.1 34 820 Full nutrition

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This was amazing! So amazing that I won a chili cook off with this recipie! The one thing I changed was I added brown sugar to it when I thought sugar wasnt enough. I also added more peaches th...

I was at first very nervous over trying this with the amount of chili powder called for but decided to go for it. This was our first encounter with a banana pepper and it was delicious in this. ...

Excellent! If you're looking for something sweet and spicy, this is it! I used one small white onion in place of the red onion because that's all I had and I used two banana peppers from the g...

I used two cans diced tomatoes in place of the tomato sauce because we like tomatoes. I also only had canned peaches so I used 1/2 can peaches in place of fresh peach. The chili has a sweet and ...

I originally didn't think Fruit Chili would taste good but this was amazing! I used banana and coconut milk as well in this, which turned out wonderfully. Quick, simple, and delicious.

I actually won the chili contest at my work with this one too! I took some of the advise such as sauce and tomatoes (with green chilis), splitting sugar between brown and white, two glasses of w...

My only substitution was jarred peaches instead of fresh as they were not in season. My wife said this is the best chili I've made. It's good as leftovers too.

This sounded weird, but it turned out as good as they said. I used a slow cooker for a work pot luck. I just added the fruit right before I put it out.

I've made this many, many times. It's a family favorite!