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"there's a chicken in my chili"

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Joanna Gotwald
Ravenna, OH

I created this recipe on the fly one day and my husband and I loved it. I was trying to stretch things a bit and found a new taste that really turns the old fashioned beef chili into a bold flavored beef and chicken chili.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4-6
prep time 25 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients For "there's a chicken in my chili"

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 2 md
    onion (chopped or diced)
  • 1 can
    tomato sauce
  • 2 can
  • 13 oz
    can white meat chicken (drained)
  • 2 can
    mushrooms, canned (drained)
  • 1 can
    (15 oz) corn (drained)
  • 1 can
    kidney beans, canned (drained)
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    mustard, ground
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    taco seasoning mix
  • 1 dash
    sea salt
  • 1 dash
    fresh ground pepper

How To Make "there's a chicken in my chili"

  • 1
    Heat olive oil in a stock pot. Add chopped or diced onions and cook for a couple minutes. Add ground beef and brown, breaking up the ground meat as it cooks.
  • 2
    Once meat is browned well add the rest of the ingredients and mix well, bring to a boil and allow to cook on boil stirring constantly for about 5 minutes. (NOTE: to avoid sticking make sure you stir constently)
  • 3
    Reduce heat to simmer and allow to simmer for about an hour. Stir often.
  • 4
    Serve with oyster crackers and shredded cheddar cheese or shredded colby jack cheese.
  • 5
    NOTE: For a different flavor and a creamy chili, add a healthy spoonful of ricotta cheese in place of shredded cheddar or colby jack cheese.