Instant Pot ® Beef & Three Sisters Chili

A trio of squash, corn and beans (otherwise known as the “Three Sisters” of North American agriculture) marry perfectly in this hearty but quick chili. You can make it in an electric pressure cooker or follow our tip for a stove-top version. 

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CAMPBELL'S® Condensed Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup

CAMPBELL'S® Condensed Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup

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  • 1 lb (454 g) lean ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) chili powder
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup (250 mL) diced butternut squash
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) water
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice or lime juice
  • 2 cans CAMPBELL'S® Condensed Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup
  • 1 cup (250 mL) frozen cut green beans
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) frozen corn


  1. Press the “Sauté” button on your electric pressure cooker. When it’s hot, brown the beef and onions, breaking up with a spoon, for 5 minutes. (The beef does not have to be cooked through.) 
  2. Add the garlic and chili powder; cook and stir for 30 seconds. Add black beans, squash, water and lime juice. 
  3. Close and lock lid; turn vent to “Seal” position. Press “Manual” button and set cook time to 10 minutes. Let cool to release the pressure (or use the quick release option) and open the pressure cooker as directed. Set to “Sauté”. 
  4. Stir in the soup, green beans and corn. Cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until hot and bubbling. Season as desired. 

Recipe tips

  • Serve this tasty chili topped with any of your favourite chili toppings, such as sour cream, shredded cheese, diced avocado, lime wedges, chopped cilantro, etc. 
  • Stove Top Version: Follow the first two steps as directed in saucepan on stove-top at medium-high heat. Stir in the soup; cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes. Add the green beans and corn and cook, stirring, for 3 to 5 minutes or until hot. 

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Amount Per Serving
Calories 510
Fat 18 g
Sodium 1260 mg
Carbohydrate 55 g
Dietary Fibre 12 g
Protein 31 g
Calcium 11 %DV

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