Beef and Chorizo Chili

  • Author: Jenna
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 to 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


Fall is upon us and who doesn’t love making a big pot of chili for the week? This beef chili has chorizo in it for some exta added spice. If you like serve them up with some Maple Bacon Corn Bread Muffins for a filling lunch or dinner. 



  • 1 pound of 96% lean ground beef
  • 8 oz of chorizo
  • 2 teaspoons of olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 of a jalapeno, chopped
  • 1 12 ounce can of No - Salt added tomato sauce + 1 can of water
  • 1 can of red beans
  • 3 tablespoons of chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons of cumin
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste


  1. In a dutch oven, cook the onions and jalapenos until soft and tender with some olive oil.
  2. Add the ground beef and chorizo and cook until browned. Drain the grease out.
  3. Once the beef has been drained from grease, add the seasonings, tomato sauce, water, can of beans, and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Reduce the heat the simmer and let that cook covered for 30-40 minutes. Serve with cheese, sour cream, or chopped fresh cilantro.
  5. Serving Size: 1 cup 


My WW Personal Points: 8 Click here to see in recipe builder (will have to log in) 


  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 377
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Sodium: 770mg
  • Fat: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 7g
  • Carbohydrates: 27g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Protein: 29g

Keywords: chili