If you've never tried baked chili before, now is your chance. This delicious recipe is sure to delight everyone in your family, yourself included! Let's not waste any time and get right into it.
1 pound ground turkey
1 onion, chopped
1 large green bell pepper, chopped
1 16 ounce can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 10 ounce package whole kernel corn, frozen, thawed
1 16 ounce can tomato sauce
1 16 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 4 ounce can chopped chilies
2 Tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cumin
½ teaspoon sugar
½ teaspoon garlic powder
Corn Bread Biscuits Ingredients:
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup cornmeal
2 Tablespoons baking powder
⅛ teaspoon salt
½ cup milk
½ cup sour cream
1. In a Dutch oven over medium heat, cook beef, onion, and green pepper until meat is no longer pink; drain.
2. Add remaining ingredients; bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
3. Meanwhile, combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.
4. Beat egg, milk, and sour cream until smooth; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
5. Transfer chili to an ungreased 13 by 9 by 2-inch baking dish.
6. Drop batter by heaping teaspoonfuls onto hot chili.
7. Bake, uncovered, at 400 degrees F for 15 to 17 minutes or until biscuits are lightly browned.
Is This Baked Chili Recipe Spicy?
Chili can range from mild to very hot, so wondering about a given chili recipe's spice level is a very legitimate concern. The use of chilies in this recipe may have the more heat-sensitive raising their eyebrows. Chilies can be very spicy!
We do consider this recipe to be on the spicier side. That means that those who are extra sensitive to spice may want to exercise caution. Have a glass of milk or orange juice handy to pair with this recipe. You read that right- orange juice. Acidic drinks can actually be a great way to cool your mouth off after eating something spicy.
Of course, always listen to your body and know your own spice tolerance. Everyone is different. What may be mild to one is not mild to another. You don't want to push yourself too far outside of your comfort zone, since then you won't enjoy your culinary experience at all. If you're new to spicy meals, try a small amount first and see how you can handle it.
Ultimately, whether or not you consider this recipe spicy is going to depend on your personal tolerance. Consider how you've felt about other recipes that use chilies, and use that as a metric to measure against. We hope you enjoy!