Chili IV

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"My mother was given this recipe by a friend years ago. I've made it for many occasions...perfect for Super Bowl parties (Go Rams!) or taking to work. I have yet to prepare it without getting multiple requests for the recipe. It's a great recipe to freeze or make ahead -- it tastes great the second day!"


45 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 348 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 348 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 16.4 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.4g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 22.2 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 54 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 1069 mg
  • 43%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a deep skillet or large saucepan, cook beef with oil and salt over medium heat until brown.
  2. Meanwhile, puree French onion soup in a blender until smooth.
  3. Drain meat. Stir pureed soup into meat, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in chili powder, cumin, pepper, tomato paste, tomato sauce, and beans until well combined. Stir in cocoa and cola. Heat through and serve.
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  1. 14 Ratings


I thought this was really good chili. It's sweet, and mild, which is what I like. This tastes very similar to my mom's chili recipe. I added 1/4 teaspoon of ground cloves and scaled the amount o...

I made this last week and Hubby & I both love it. The only thing I changed was I added 2 cans of crush tomatoes, 28oz cans. We just can't eat as spicy of foods as we used to.. It is a great re...

I thought this wonderful, and My husband loved it too!! I didn't have any french onion soup, and the weather was too nasty to go out, so I chopped an onion, and used beef broth instead. Also a...