Easy Chili Mole

Chocolate in chili? We promise you'll love it! This Easy Chili Mole is a much easier, yet equally tasty, version of the typical long-cooking authentic Mexican main. Our mouthwatering Chili Mole dish is made with beef, tomatoes and chili beans, and it's ready in just 30 minutes!
Prep 30 Minutes
Total Time 30 Minutes
Servings 8

Ingredient List

  • 1 lb ground beef (at least 90% lean)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1 package (1.25 oz) Tex-Mex chili seasoning mix
  • 1 can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ Organic Diced Tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (28 oz) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 oz) spicy chili beans, undrained
  • 1 oz unsweetened baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 8 soft corn tortillas (6 inch)
Recipe Continues Below


  1. In 4-quart Dutch oven, cook beef and onion over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until beef until thoroughly cooked; drain.
  2. Stir in seasoning mix, both tomatoes and beans. Heat to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, to blend flavors. Stir in chocolate just until melted. Serve with tortillas.

Expert Tips

  • Regular chili seasoning mix and 1 teaspoon finely chopped jalapeño chile can be substituted for the Tex-Mex seasoning mix in this chili mole recipe.
  • Serve your tasty chili mole with a crisp green salad and warm wedges of cornbread instead of the tortillas.


  • About 1 Cup Calories 270 (Calories from Fat 70);  Total Fat 8g (Saturated Fat 3g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 35mg;  Sodium 830mg;  Potassium 830mg;  Total Carbohydrate 32g (Dietary Fiber 7g ,Sugars 7g);  Protein 18g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 10%;  Vitamin C 15%;  Calcium 10%;  Iron 110%
  • Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch;  1/2 Other Carbohydrate;  1 Vegetable;  1 1/2 Lean Meat;  1/2 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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