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Secret Ingredient Chili

Rated as 4.12 out of 5 Stars

"Classic meat and bean chili with tomatoes and cocoa powder for the rich ‘secret' flavor."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 365 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (8 cups)

Directions

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  1. Cook and stir ground beef and onion in large skillet over medium-high heat about 7 minutes, or until beef crumbles and is no longer pink; drain.
  2. Add beans, undrained tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, chili powder, sugar, cocoa and salt. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Serve chili topped with onions, sour cream, cheese, avocado and/or corn chips if desired.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 365 calories; 17.4 g fat; 31.8 g carbohydrates; 22.8 g protein; 55 mg cholesterol; 1121 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is a great recipe. I added 1/2 green pepper and substituted 1 more can of tomato sauce for the water. I served it with sour cream, cheddar cheese and green onions. There were no leftovers!

Wow , tried this over the weekend but didn't have any unsweetened cocoa , still amazing topped with sour cream and sliced green onions . Added 1 tsp cumin , 1/4 tsp white and red pepper , diced...

Delicious and easy to make. I used fresh chopped tomatoes and two bay leaves, in addition to the dark coco powder...the large jalepeno was added for subtle heat TIP: leave as one piece and do no...

This chili had a good flavor but I had to add 2 more tablespoons of chili powder just to get a little kick to it. I was temped to add more chili powder but I knew my mother in law wouldn't eat i...

As written, this chili is way too sour/tomatoey tasting. I was so disappointed. But then I got online and someone suggested adding more cocoa powder. It took 2 Tablespoons more before the acidit...