Throw-It-In Chili

  • Yield: 20 servings


1-- (12-ounce) bottle light beer
1-- (4-ounce) package chili mix (Shelby’s), only chili seasoning packet
1-- (28-ounce) can chopped tomatoes with juice
1-- (12-ounce) can tomatillos, drained
4-- (16-ounce) cans chili beans
1-- (4-ounce) can chopped green chilies
1-- (16-ounce) jar green salsa
1-- (16-ounce) jar salsa
1-- (2.25-ounce) can chopped black olives, drained
1-- (2.25-ounce) can sliced green olives, drained
1-- onion, chopped
1-- red or yellow bell pepper, cored and chopped
1-- bunch green onions (scallions), chopped
1/3cup chopped fresh basil or 2 tablespoons dried basil leaves
1-- (16-ounce) package frozen corn
1-- (12-ounce) can frozen apple juice concentrate


  1. In large nonstick pot, add all ingredients, bring to a boil. Cook 30 minutes to one hour, time permitting. Makes 20 cups.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Holly Clegg's Trim & Terrific Gulf Coast Favorites: Over 250 Easy Recipes from My Louisiana Kitchen, 2008.


Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 205
  • Fat 2g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0g
  • Sodium 1038mg
  • Carbohydrate 39g
  • Fiber 7g
  • Sugars 12g
  • Protein 6g