Hot and Spicy Chorizo Chili

Smoked chorizo sausage turns up the heat in a chili from the Pillsbury Test Kitchens Chili Cook-Off.

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  • prep time 55 min
  • total time 1 hr 55 min
  • ingredients 20
  • servings 10
 

Ingredients

1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic whole peeled tomatoes, undrained
3
chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (from 7-oz can)
2
lb smoked chorizo sausage, sliced
3
large onions, chopped (3 cups)
3
tablespoons finely chopped garlic
2
tablespoons paprika
1
tablespoon ground cumin
1
tablespoon dried oregano leaves
2
teaspoons kosher (coarse) salt
1/2
to 1 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/2
teaspoon ground coriander
1 3/4
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
can (12 oz) lemon-lime carbonated beverage
1/2
cup dry red wine or additional chicken broth
1/2
cup water
3
cans (15 oz each) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
1
oz unsweetened baking chocolate, chopped
1/4
cup fresh lime juice (1 medium lime)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1
container (8 oz) sour cream

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In food processor, place tomatoes and chiles. Cover; process, using quick on-and-off motions, until blended. Set aside.
  • 2 Heat 5-quart Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add chorizo and onions; cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are softened. Add garlic, paprika, cumin, oregano, salt, red pepper and coriander; cook and stir 1 minute.
  • 3 Stir in tomato mixture, broth, carbonated beverage, wine, water, beans and chocolate. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 1 hour.
  • 4 Stir in lime juice and cilantro. Serve with sour cream.
  • 1 In food processor, place tomatoes and chiles. Cover; process, using quick on-and-off motions, until blended. Set aside.
  • 2 Heat 5-quart Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add chorizo and onions; cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are softened. Add garlic, paprika, cumin, oregano, salt, red pepper and coriander; cook and stir 1 minute.
  • 3 Stir in tomato mixture, broth, carbonated beverage, wine, water, beans and chocolate. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 1 hour.
  • 4 Stir in lime juice and cilantro. Serve with sour cream.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Try Progresso® kidney beans instead of black beans, or a combination—2 cans of one type of bean and 1 can of the other.

To get the most juice out of a lime, roll the lime on the countertop with the palm of your hand before juicing it.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
690
(
Calories from Fat
380),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
42g
42%
(Saturated Fat
17g,
17%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
1900mg
1900%;
Total Carbohydrate
42g
42%
(Dietary Fiber
13g
13%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
33g
33%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
35%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 3 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.