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Beef, Pork, and Bean Chili With Apples in a Nest

Beef, Pork, and Bean Chili With Apples in a Nest
Total Time:
40 minutes
Active Time:
40 minutes

Cooking Sequence

-- Prepare apples through step 1 and begin to bake - 10 minutes
-- Prepare chili and begin to simmer; continue apples - 15 minutes
-- Complete chili and let apples stand to cool; serve - 15 minutes

Beef, Pork, and Bean Chili


1 (24-oz) jar roasted red peppers, coarsely chopped

2 tablespoons canola oil

8 oz fresh pre-diced onions (1 1/2 cups)

2 tablespoons chili powder

1 1/4 lb ground meatloaf blend (beef/pork)

1 can reduced-sodium black beans (15-16 oz), drained

1 can chili beans with mild sauce (15-16 oz), undrained

1 can diced tomatoes with green chiles (10-14.5 oz), undrained

2 (8-oz) cans no-salt-added tomato sauce

1/3 cup chopped black olives

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1 (8.5-oz) pouch pre-cooked basmati rice


1. Preheat large stock pot on medium 2-3 minutes. Chop peppers. Place oil in pan, then add peppers, onions, and chili powder; cook 2-3 minutes or until onions are tender.
2. Add meat; cook and stir 5-6 minutes, stirring to crumble meat, or until no pink remains.
3. Stir in remaining ingredients (except rice). Reduce heat to low and cover; simmer 15 minutes.
4. Microwave rice following package instructions. Spoon chili into serving bowls; top with rice and chili toppings. Serve. (Makes 8 servings.)

Apples in a Nest


8 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 stick), divided

2 sweet, crisp apples

1 (9-oz) tub apple crisp mix

2 tablespoons cinnamon sugar


-- Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat 12-cup muffin pan with 1 tablespoon butter. Cut remaining butter into small pieces; place in medium bowl to soften.
-- Peel apples; cut into small cubes.


1. Combine crisp mix with butter; knead until a dough forms. Divide dough into muffin cups, pressing firmly to flatten; bake 10 minutes. Meanwhile, combine apples with cinnamon sugar.
2. Top each crust with 2 tablespoons apple mixture; bake 10-12 minutes or until apples soften. Let stand 10 minutes to cool. (Use a plastic knife around crust to release from pan.) Serve.

Aprons Advice

-- Complete your meal with cheese, sour cream, and hot sauce (to top chili) and whipped topping (over dessert).
-- Make it hearty and fun by serving the chili in Bakery bread bowls.

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Beef, Pork, and Bean Chili

CALORIES (per 1/8 recipe) 420kcal; FAT 19g; CHOL 65mg; SODIUM 800mg; CARB 37g; FIBER 6g; PROTEIN 25g; VIT A 60%; VIT C 80%; CALC 6%; IRON 25%

Apples in a Nest

CALORIES (per 1/6 recipe) 350kcal; FAT 15g; CHOL 40mg; SODIUM 120mg; CARB 48g; FIBER 2g; PROTEIN 2g; VIT A 10%; VIT C 4%; CALC 4%; IRON 6%

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