Hormel Beanless Chili Copycat Recipe

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  1. Brown the meat with bacon grease in 4-qt dutch oven. When browned, pour off excess grease except for 2 Tablespoons.
  2. In a 2-qt mixing bowl, add water. Whisk in cornstarch until fully blended. Whisk in flour until fully blended. Whisk in tomato sauce until fully blended.
  3. Stir into the water mixture chili powder, paprika, dried onion, cumin, garlic powder, pepper and salt. Mix well.
  4. Add water mixture to meat in dutch oven.
  5. Stir in the crushed fritos corn chips.
  6. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer.
  7. Simmer 45-minutes. Stir well and scrape bottom of pot every 5-minutes to prevent burning.
  8. Serve as is or blend slightly with hand blender for a smoother chili.
  9. Serve over hot dogs, hamburgers, polenta, etc.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 483.82 Kcal (2026 kJ)
Calories from fat 244.96 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27.22g 42%
Cholesterol 48.91mg 16%
Sodium 766.89mg 32%
Potassium 515.17mg 11%
Total Carbs 42.48g 14%
Sugars 2.33g 9%
Dietary Fiber 4.99g 20%
Protein 19.7g 39%
Vitamin C 3.4mg 6%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 3.6mg 20%
Calcium 97.2mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 116 Kcal (486 kJ)
Calories from fat 58.73 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.53g 42%
Cholesterol 11.73mg 16%
Sodium 183.87mg 32%
Potassium 123.52mg 11%
Total Carbs 10.18g 14%
Sugars 0.56g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g 20%
Protein 4.72g 39%
Vitamin C 0.8mg 6%
Iron 0.9mg 20%
Calcium 23.3mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 11.1
  • 13

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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