Sweet & Spicy Chili with Cornbread Topping

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 20 min 6
Sweet  & Spicy Chili with Cornbread Topping
Health Rating


2/3 cup All-purpose white flour (for cornbread)
2 cup Baked beans, canned, unsalted
1/2 tbsp Baking powder (for cornbread)
1 dash Baking soda (for cornbread)
454 gm Beef, ground, extra lean
1 can (15oz) Black beans, canned (rinsed, drained)
1 1/2 tbsp Butter, salted (for cornbread)
1/2 cup Buttermilk, low fat (for cornbread)
1 dash Cayenne pepper (to taste)
1 dash Chili powder (to taste)
2/3 cup Cornmeal (yellow) (for cornbread)
1 dash Cumin (to taste)
1 large egg Egg (beaten, for cornbread)
2 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 dash Garlic powder (to taste)
1 tbsp Granulated sugar (for cornbread)
1/2 tsp Kosher salt (for cornbread)
1 dash Onion powder (to taste)
1 dash Salt and pepper
2 can(s) (16 oz) Tomato sauce, canned
1/4 cup Whole milk 3.3% (for cornbread)
1/2 small Yellow onion


Heat a large soup pot over medium high heat. Add onion, garlic and ground beef to the pot, season with salt & pepper, then cook, breaking up the ground beef, until no longer pink. Drain well and return to the pan.

Turn the heat down to medium low and add in tomato sauce, black beans and baked beans. Season with chili powder and cayenne pepper to your tastes, then add in dashes of onion powder, garlic powder and cumin. Let the chili simmer for 5-10 minutes, then taste and adjust seasonings if necessary.

Combine cornbread ingredients into a batter. Chose a homemade recipe or a box recipe.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Ladle chili into mason jars, then top with cornbread batter, leaving at least 2" clear at the top of the jar. Bake on a cookie sheet for 17-22 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 458
Calories from fat 104
Calories from saturated fat 46
Total Fat 11.6 g
Saturated Fat 5.1 g
Trans Fat 0.4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.0 g
Cholesterol 83 mg
Sodium 1708 mg
Potassium 1381 mg
Total Carbohydrate 64 g
Dietary Fiber 13.5 g
Sugars 17.9 g
Protein 31 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.4
Meat 0.8
Meat Alternative 0.9
Vegetables 2.6

Energy sources