Hearty Chili

Red Gold® Tomatoes
Hearty Chili Recipe

Thick and rich chili with an ingredient that might surprise some…a little sweetness to balance the tomatoes, and it’s not sugar. You don’t have to share your secret…and we won’t tell either!



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1 pound ground round
1 large onion, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
Salt and black pepper to taste
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
(15 ounce) can Chili Hot Beans in Chili Gravy
1 (14.5 ounce) can Red Gold® Diced Tomatoes Chili Ready
1 (14.5 ounce) can Red Gold® Petite Diced Tomatoes with Green Chilies
1 (14.5 ounce) can Red Gold® Diced Tomatoes
1 (15 ounce) can Red Gold® Crushed Tomatoes


Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 25 Minutes

Brown ground beef, onion and green bell pepper in a large skillet. Transfer to colander and rinse with hot water to remove fat. Transfer meat mixture to large kettle and add salt, pepper, chili powder and cocoa; mix well.

Add beans, diced tomatoes and crushed tomatoes. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to simmer and cook for 20 to 25 minutes.

Garnish with shredded cheese

Created date

November 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 270
Fat 7 g
Cholesterol 35 mg
Sodium 900 mg
Carbohydrate 31 g
Fiber 8 g
Protein 18
Calcium 4 %
Iron 25 %