Manwich Chili

Manwich Chili Recipe

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Cindi Bauer


This delicious meaty chili is made with cans of Manwich Original Sloppy Joe Sauce, and a variety of canned beans (for extra added fiber). It's meaty, yet hearty, but not too spicy!


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  • 1-1/2 lbs.
    (90 %) lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup
    diced onion
  • 1 large
    clove garlic, minced
  • 2-1/2 tsp.
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp.
    ground cumin
  • 1/8 tsp.
    garlic powder
  • 2 (15 oz.)
    cans hunts manwich original sloppy joe sauce
  • 2 (8 oz.)
    cans tomato sauce
  • 1 (15 oz.)
    can dark red kidney beans, rinsed & drained
  • 1 (15 oz.)
    can light red kidney beans, rinsed & drained
  • 1 (15 oz.)
    can black beans, rinsed & drained
  • Garnish:
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Garnish:
    sour cream

How to Make Manwich Chili


  1. Spray the inside of a Dutch oven with an olive oil cooking spray.
  2. Cook the beef and onion in the Dutch oven over medium-high heat; till the beef is no longer pink, and the onion is tender. Stir and crumble the meat with a fork while cooking.
  3. Lower the heat, and add the minced garlic, stir and cook for just 30 seconds.
  4. Stir in the chili powder, cumin, and garlic powder, then add the Manwich and tomato sauce, and stir.
  5. Cover the Dutch oven; cook and heat the meat and sauce over the lowest simmer you can get for 20 minutes; stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the kidney beans and black beans; stir, then cover, and cook/simmer for an additional 10 minutes, or until the chili is heated through.
  7. Ladle the chili into bowls, and garnish each bowl with a bit of the shredded cheese and sour cream.

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About Manwich Chili

Course/Dish: Chili
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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