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Steel Mill Chili

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"This is a quick, easy, and delicious chili recipe from my father-in-law who works in the steel mills of Northwest Indiana. Best if served with sour cream and grated Cheddar cheese. Enjoy!"
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50 m servings 315
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir beef and onion in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and discard grease.
  2. Mix black beans, diced tomatoes, and sweet corn into beef mixture; add chili seasoning mix, cumin, chili powder, and salt and mix well. Bring liquid to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until chili is cooked through and flavors have combined, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 315 calories; 12.8 31 19.9 46 1215 Full nutrition

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Steel mill chili haiku: "easy and tasty. Only small swap that I made, frozen corn for canned." I didn't want to use a full 15 oz can of corn (I think beans or meat should be the star of chili, n...

The recipe didn't say to drain the black beans and corn, but I did. I really believe this recipe could have benefitted from another can of tomatoes. I used fire roasted because it's all I had, b...