Buffalo Chicken and Bean Chili Recipe

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Darlene Curtis Modified: May 12, 2022
Buffalo Chicken and Bean Chili Recipe

How To Make Buffalo Chicken and Bean Chili

Try our easy recipe for a buffalo chicken and chili bean with a fun twist! Made with chicken, beans, veggies, and chili sauce, this will be an instant hit!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 50 minutes
Total: 1 hour 5 minutes



  • 1lbchicken,or turkey, lean ground
  • 1medium onion,chopped
  • ½cupcarrots,chopped
  • ½cupcelery,chopped
  • 3garlic cloves,chopped
  • ½tbspchili powder
  • ½tbspcumin,ground
  • ½tbsppaprika,ground
  • kosher salt and pepper,to taste
  • 15ozwhite beans,(1 can) small, rinsed, drained
  • 13.6ozpinto beans,(1 container) fat-free, refried
  • ¾cupsSwanson’s chicken broth,reduced sodium
  • ½cupwater
  • 6tbspFrank’s hot sauce

Optional Toppings:

  • cheddar,reduced fat, shredded
  • scallions,chopped
  • sour cream,reduced fat


  1. Heat a large, deep nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

  2. Brown the ground chicken in the skillet and cook, for about 8 to 10 minutes or until cooked through, breaking up the meat into small pieces as it cooks. Set aside.

  3. Add the onion, carrot, celery, garlic, chili powder, cumin, paprika, a pinch of salt and pepper, and cook stirring for about 5 to 6 minutes until the vegetables soften.

  4. Add the white beans, refried pinto beans, water, and chicken broth. Bing to a boil and simmer covered on medium-low for about 10 minutes.

  5. Stir in the hot sauce and add the chicken. Cover and simmer for about 25 to 30 minutes until thickened, stirring occasionally until the flavors blend.


  • Calories: 788.02kcal
  • Fat: 16.28g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.48g
  • Trans Fat: 0.09g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.25g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.84g
  • Carbohydrates: 106.93g
  • Fiber: 26.71g
  • Sugar: 6.02g
  • Protein: 55.22g
  • Cholesterol: 69.12mg
  • Sodium: 880.92mg
  • Calcium: 335.72mg
  • Potassium: 2995.98mg
  • Iron: 14.69mg
  • Vitamin A: 172.30µg
  • Vitamin C: 22.32mg
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