Rating: 4 stars
61 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 24
  • 4 star values: 17
  • 3 star values: 10
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 6

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

Recipe by Cooking Light December 2007


Credit: Randy Mayor; Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

8 servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.



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Nutrition Facts

257 calories; calories from fat 23%; fat 6.6g; saturated fat 3.8g; mono fat 1.7g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 23.6g; carbohydrates 26g; fiber 6g; cholesterol 34mg; iron 2.6mg; sodium 603mg; calcium 78mg.