Recipes and Cooking Southwestern Meatball Chili 4.1 (11) 1 Review Curl on up with a bubbly bowl of Southwestern stew. Ours features hearty meatballs and a medley of veggies, and can be made in less than 25 minutes! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on March 1, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 14-16 ounce package fully cooked refrigerated or frozen beef meatballs, thawed 1 16 ounce package Santa Fe medley frozen mixed vegetables (corn, black beans, and red peppers) 2 cup chopped fresh tomatoes and/or cherry tomatoes 1 ½ cup water 1 tablespoon chili powder 3 tablespoon tomato paste Sliced jalapeño peppers, chopped cherry tomatoes, and/or fresh cilantro (optional) Directions 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 jalapêno peppers, cherry tomatoes, and/or cilantro. Change Up: 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 386 Calories 24g Fat 25g Carbs 20g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 386 % Daily Value * Total Fat 24g 31% Saturated Fat 11g 55% Cholesterol 93mg 31% Sodium 944mg 41% Total Carbohydrate 25g 9% Total Sugars 9g Protein 20g Vitamin C 18.3mg 92% Calcium 101mg 8% Iron 4mg 22% Potassium 568mg 12% Folate, total 36.3mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.