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Randy Mayor; Cindy Barr Photo by: Randy Mayor; Cindy Barr

Chili with Chipotle and Chocolate

Never had chili with chocolate?  Smoky chipotle chiles and earthy unsweetened chocolate add unexpected depth and richness to this hearty chili.

Cooking Light DECEMBER 2007

  • Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 2 cups diced onion (about 1 large)
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 1/4 pounds ground turkey breast
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ancho chile powder
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 (14.5-ounce) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 chipotle chiles, canned in adobo sauce, minced
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 cup light sour cream
  • Chopped green onions (optional)

Preparation

Heat a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion, bell pepper, garlic, and turkey to pan; sauté 8 minutes or until turkey is browned and vegetables are tender. Add sugar and next 9 ingredients (through chipotle) to pan, stirring to blend; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally. Add chocolate, stirring to melt. Ladle 1 1/4 cups chili in each of 8 bowls; top each serving with 1 tablespoon sour cream. Garnish with green onions.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 257
  • Calories from fat: 23%
  • Fat: 6.6g
  • Saturated fat: 3.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 23.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 26g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 34mg
  • Iron: 2.6mg
  • Sodium: 603mg
  • Calcium: 78mg
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