Confetti Taco Chili for 16

Chili-cheese-flavored corn chips dot the top of this seasoned chili that can be made ahead of time and refrigerated or frozen.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 16

Ingredients

3
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
2
cups chopped onions (4 medium)
2
packages (1 oz each) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
4
cans (15.5 oz each) diced tomatoes with green chiles, undrained
2
cans (15 oz each) tomato sauce
1
bag (1 lb) frozen whole kernel corn, if desired
4
cans (15.5 oz each) southwestern black beans with cumin and chili spices, undrained
4
cups chili cheese-flavored corn chips (about 7 oz)
2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
  • 1 In 8-quart Dutch oven, cook beef and onions over medium-high heat until beef is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix, tomatoes, tomato sauce and corn. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium; cook 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until corn is tender.
  • 2 Stir in beans; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium; cook about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated and flavors are blended.
  • 3 Spoon 6 cups of the chili into each of four 6-cup freezer/microwavable containers. Cool 30 to 45 minutes. Cover; refrigerate up to 3 days or freeze up to 2 months.
  • 4 Thaw 1 container of chili in refrigerator for 48 hours, or uncover and thaw in microwave on Defrost 30 to 40 minutes.
  • 5 To heat refrigerated or thawed chili, cover loosely and microwave on High 6 to 8 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring once or twice. Spoon into 4 individual serving bowls. Sprinkle each serving with about 1/4 cup chips and 2 tablespoons cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    505
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    65mg
    65%;
    Sodium
    1430mg
    1430%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    57g
    57%
    (Dietary Fiber
    10g
    10%
      Sugars
    15g
    15%
    ),
    Protein
    34g
    34%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    26%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    34%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 4 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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