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Hearty Southwest Chili

Rated as 3.67 out of 5 Stars

"The addition of peanut butter to this beef and bean chili provides richness and depth to the spicy tomato base."
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20 m servings 565 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat oil in a 6-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add ground beef and cook until crumbly and no longer pink. Stir in tomatoes, chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, cayenne pepper and salt. Simmer for 2 minutes, stirring often.
  2. Stir in peanut butter and brown sugar until combined. Add tomato sauce; simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Add beans. Heat an additional 3-4 minutes, until heated through. Spoon into bowls and top with cilantro and chips.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 565 calories; 31.9 g fat; 40.3 g carbohydrates; 32 g protein; 53 mg cholesterol; 1423 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Very good and easy to make. The peanut butter was unusual but blended in after a few minutes. Substituted fresh onion and garlic instead of powdered. Used a little molasses instead of brown s...

Did not like how overpowering the peanut butter was in the chili. May try again but omitting the peanut butter.

It was quite good - easy to make. The peanut butter definitely provided a richness to the chilli. Made the kitchen smell like something was being roasted.