Southwest Chili Cups

A fun new way to eat chili! These individual chili cups are casual, hand-held party fare that can be made easily with the help of a corn muffin mix. Photo credit: Jen Tilley from How to Simplify.

Serves: 12
15 mins Prep time 25 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
25 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Brown beef in large skillet on medium-high heat. Drain fat. Add beans, tomato sauce, chili powder, 1 teaspoon of the oregano and garlic powder; mix well. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes.

  • Prepare corn muffin mix as directed on package, adding remaining 1 teaspoon oregano. Spoon batter into 12 greased and floured or paper-lined muffin cups, filling each cup 2/3 full. Spoon beef mixture into each cup, gently pressing into batter. Sprinkle with cheese.

  • Bake 12 minutes or until edges of muffin cups are golden. Cool 5 minutes in pan on wire rack. Top each cup with sour cream and green onions.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 317Calories: 317Cholesterol: 67mg
  • Sodium: 659mgProtein: 12g
  • Total Fat: 13gFiber: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 38g