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Hot and Spicy Chorizo Chili

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Hot and Spicy Chorizo Chili
  • Prep 55 min
  • Total 1 hr 55 min
  • Ingredients 20
  • Servings 10
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Smoked chorizo sausage turns up the heat in a chili from the Pillsbury Test Kitchens Chili Cook-Off.
Updated Jan 19, 2011

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
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Try Progresso® kidney beans instead of black beans, or a combination—2 cans of one type of bean and 1 can of the other.
  • tip 2
    To get the most juice out of a lime, roll the lime on the countertop with the palm of your hand before juicing it.

Nutrition Information

690 Calories, 42g Total Fat, 33g Protein, 42g Total Carbohydrate, 9g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
690
Calories from Fat
380
Total Fat
42g
64%
Saturated Fat
17g
84%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
90mg
31%
Sodium
1900mg
79%
Potassium
1090mg
31%
Total Carbohydrate
42g
14%
Dietary Fiber
13g
53%
Sugars
9g
Protein
33g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
35%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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