- Makes: 4 servings
- Start to Finish: 25 mins
Southwestern Meatball Chili
14 ounce package fully cooked refrigerated or frozen beef meatballs, thawed
16 ounce package Santa Fe medley frozen mixed vegetables (corn, black beans, and red peppers)
cups chopped fresh tomatoes and/or cherry tomatoes
tablespoon chili powder
tablespoons tomato paste
Sliced jalapeno peppers, chopped cherry tomatoes, and/or fresh cilantro (optional)
- In a Dutch oven combine thawed meatballs and vegetables, fresh tomatoes, the water, chili powder, and tomato paste. Cook, covered, over medium-low heat for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Ladle chili into bowls. If desired, top with jalapeno peppers, cherry tomatoes, and/or cilantro.
From the Test Kitchen
Substitute turkey meatballs for the beef meatballs. Substitute a 16-ounce package of frozen carrots, peas, and green beans for the Santa Fe vegetables. Substitute 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning for the chili powder.
Nutrition Facts (Southwestern Meatball Chili)
- Per serving:
- 386 kcal cal.,
- 24 g fat
- (11 g sat. fat,
- 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 0 g monounsatured fat),
- 93 mg chol.,
- 944 mg sodium,
- 25 g carb.,
- 8 g fiber,
- 9 g sugar,
- 20 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet