Pepperoni Pizza Chili

What are your favorite comfort foods? OK, now combine them together. You're welcome. Recipe developed by George Duran for Hunt's®.

Hands On: 2minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes


2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large onion, finely chopped
6 cloves garlic, minced
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 can (28 oz each) Hunt's® Crushed Tomatoes
2 cans (8 oz each) Hunt's® Tomato Sauce with Basil, Garlic and Oregano
1 cup water
2 cans (16 oz each) dark red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
12 ounces stick pepperoni, quartered lengthwise, sliced
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella and Cheddar cheese
Crushed red pepper flakes
Garlic bread, optional


  1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic and bell pepper; cook 5 minutes or until tender. Add crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, kidney beans, pepperoni, chili powder and oregano; stir together. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 15 to 2minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Ladle chili into bowls; top with cheese and some red pepper flakes. Serve with garlic bread, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 1/4 cup
Calories 327
Total fat 20 g
Saturated fat 7 g
Cholesterol 43 MG
Sodium 1,263 MG
Carbohydrate 21 g
Dietary fiber 6 g
Sugars 7 g
Protein 16 g
Vitamin A 18 %
Vitamin C 34 %
Calcium 13 %
Iron 21 %

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