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Ghoulish Black Bean Chili Casserole

ghoulish black bean chili casserole Entree Mexican
Ghoulish Black Bean Chili Casserole
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 0 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 8

Looking for a filling Mexican-style dinner recipe? Then check out this cheesy rice and chorizo sausage chili casserole that’s baked using Progresso® Black Beans and frozen corn.

Updated August 16, 2016

Ingredients

  • 1
    lb. chorizo or Italian sausage, casing removed if necessary
  • 1
    medium green bell pepper, seeded, chopped
  • 1
    cup chopped onions
  • 1
    cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
  • 1
    cup frozen corn
  • 1
    (15-oz.) can Joan of Arc®, Old El Paso™ or Progresso™ Black Beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1
    (14 1/2-oz.) can ready-to-serve chicken broth
  • 1
    (14.5-oz.) can Mexican stewed tomatoes with jalapeños and spices, undrained, cut up
  • 1/2
    cup water
  • 2
    teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2
    teaspoon cumin
  • 4
    oz. (1 cup) shredded Cheddar cheese

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Crumble sausage into 12-inch nonstick skillet. Add bell pepper and onions; cook over medium-high heat until sausage is browned, stirring occasionally. Drain.
  • 2
    Stir in all remaining ingredients except cheese. Spoon into ungreased 13 x 9-inch (3-quart) baking dish. Cover tightly with foil.
  • 3
    Bake at 375°F. for 1 to 1 1/4 hours or until rice is tender. Remove from oven; sprinkle with cheese. Return to oven; bake an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

  • Chorizo is a highly-spiced pork sausage used in Mexican and Spanish cooking. Garlic and chili powder flavor the coarsely-ground pork.
  • Kidney beans can be used in place of the black beans. Southwestern-style stewed tomatoes can be substituted for the Mexican stewed tomatoes.
  • To keep the casserole warm at the table, place the dish in an insulated casserole holder. Serve the spicy casserole with warm tortillas and sour cream.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/8 of Recipe
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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