PAOW! Chili


2 PAOW! Burger Patty
1 tbsp olive oil
1 medium yellow onion, diced
2 1/2 tbsp chili powder
2 tbsp ground cumin
2 tbsp granulated sugar
2 tbsp tomato paste
1 tbsp garlic powder
1 1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 tsp ground cayenne pepper
1 ½ cups vegetable broth
1 (15oz) can petite tomatoes
1(16 oz.) can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 (8oz) can tomato sauce


  1. Add the olive oil to a large soup pot and place it over medium-high heat for two minutes. Add the onion. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the PAOW burgers to the pot. Break it apart with a wooden spoon. Cook for 6-7 minutes until the PAOW! is browned, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the chili powder, cumin, sugar, tomato paste, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and optional cayenne. Stir until well combined.
  4. Add the broth, diced tomatoes (with their juice), drained beans, and tomato sauce. Stir well.
  5. Bring the liquid to a low boil.
  6. Reduce the heat (low to medium-low) to gently simmer the chili, uncovered, for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Remove the pot from the heat. Let the chili rest for 5-10 minutes before serving.