Chipotle and Chorizo Chili


This smoky and spicy chili is delicious and simple to make. Chorizo sausage and chipotle peppers add rich flavour while the beans make this a hearty filling dish. Enjoy topped with gooey melted cheddar cheese.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 10 mins
8 servings, 1 cup each


  • 1 pound chorizo, casings removed, crumbled

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika

  • 1 (19 ounce) can no-salt-added kidney beans, rinsed

  • 1 (19 ounce) can no-salt-added black beans, rinsed

  • 1 (28 ounce) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained

  • ½ cup fat-free sour cream

  • 1 cup CRACKER BARREL Shredded Old Cheddar Cheese


  1. Brown sausage in Dutch oven or large deep skillet on medium-high heat; drain. Add onions, peppers, garlic and paprika; cook and stir 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Serve topped with cheese.

  2. Add all remaining ingredients except sour cream and cheese; stir. Bring to boil; simmer on low heat 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. Serve topped with sour cream and cheese.

Special Extra:

Garnish individual bowls of chili with chopped fresh cilantro.


Substitute plain Greek-style yogurt for the sour cream.

CRACKER BARREL is a trademark of Kraft Foods used with permission.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

456 Calories
26g Fat
28g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 456
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 34%
Saturated Fat 11g 57%
Cholesterol 57mg 19%
Sodium 863mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 10g 35%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 11mg 56%
Calcium 98mg 8%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 826mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.