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Jack O' Lantern Chili

(1 Votes)
SERVES
5
COOK TIME
40 Min

This easy-to-carve refrigerated pie crust bakes up frightfully flaky over our heartiest chili and beans recipe for an eyeball-popping Jack O' Lantern Chili they won't be able to wait to dig into!

What You'll Need:
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 medium-sized onion, chopped
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans kidney beans, undrained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 refrigerated rolled pie crust, from a 15-ounce package
What To Do:
  1. In a 10- or 12-inch skillet, brown ground beef and onion over medium-high heat for 5 to 7 minutes; drain then return mixture to skillet. 
     
  2. Add remaining ingredients except pie crust and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and simmer 20 to 25 minutes, or until chili is thickened, stirring occasionally.
     
  3. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Unroll pie crust and place on ungreased baking sheet. Using a knife, carve a jack o' lantern face into crust (see photo).
     
  4. Bake 9 to 11 minutes, or until crust is light golden. Carefully place warm pie crust over chili mixture in skillet. Serve immediately. 

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