Southwestern Bean Combo

Great chili doesn't have to bubble on the back burner forever; this one goes together fast with bacon, canned beans, prepared salsa, peppers, and spices.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8

Ingredients

2
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/4
cup chopped green bell pepper
1
medium onion, chopped
1/2
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky mild salsa
1/2
teaspoon chili powder
1
can (16 oz) baked beans, undrained
1
can (15 oz) spicy chili beans, undrained
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from saucepan. Drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in saucepan.
  • 2 Add bell pepper and onion to drippings in saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 3 Add bacon and remaining ingredients. Cook over medium heat until mixture just begins to boil, stirring frequently. Reduce heat; simmer 5 to 10 minutes or until hot.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
    Calories
    130
    (
    Calories from Fat
    15),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    2g
    2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1/2g,
    1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    800mg
    800%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    22g
    22%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    6g
    6%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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