Hot and Spicy Chorizo Chili

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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