Beef Chili with Beans

This chili with beans and meat recipe is a favorite in our house, and can be seasoned to taste to create a mildly flavored dish or one that is extra hot for those who enjoy some additional spice. As is, this chili is not too spicy but has just enough kick and the ingredients that go into it, give it teriffic depth of flavor.

(4.7, 239) 91% would make again
Yield: 8 Servings

Cuisine: American   Main Ingredient: Ground Beef


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I truly love this recipe. I have used it for a while and I will tell you left overs are better! Add brown sugar and I will tell you one bite has some kick and the next bite is sweet!
tschoultz , 1y ago

I won 2nd place in a chili cook-off with this recipe. I added a tablespoon of cocoa.
shelaholm , 1y ago

Recipe was great... my fiance loved it.
tbabella , 1y ago

Best chili recipe I have found. Thanks
mandringa , 1y ago

Love it, wouldn't change a thing! Made it just as the recipe, only doubled for a crowd
kellyjeanbean , 1y ago

Actually used as base and tweeked it and changed a little and have won chili competitions. Check out barleys bar in council bluffs ia facebook and see. Good chili
hoppens82 , 1y ago

deathcabforashy , 2y ago

Both the wife and I really enjoyed this recipe. I see it being the basis for me to use (and possibly evolve) for many years to come.
sembazuru , 2y ago

Great balance of ingredients. Love the bell peppers!
tmac123 , 2y ago

Very good. :)
valturnbull , 2y ago

Very good! I used ground turkey added a hint of white and brown sugars. We ate over rice and topped with shredded cheddar cheese. Will definatley make this again!
mogriff1 , 2y ago

liked the addition of cumin and coriander in this familiar recipe
tmcr , 2y ago

Fantastic and easyrecipe to make. I used orange and yellow pepers instead but everything else I did as in the recipie. Put in a little extra chillie powder and red pepper flakes for an extra kick.
savannahchase , 2y ago

Perfect recipe, not complicated and I love that it has the spices that I usually like to add separately to any chili. Great recipe for any level of cooking experience too.
kellyjeanbean , 2y ago

Big hit at my house! I did have to cut a little off its kick for the kids.
17mom , 2y ago

jo3710 , 2y ago

Has to say it's surprisingly bland and the peppers gaved it too much asic. Would not do for again.
tatertotter , 2y ago

My tweaks were ground turkey instead of beef, pintos instead of kidney beans, and omitted cayenne and red chilies. It had a nice sweet flavor. Such an awesome base that it tasted great WHILE it was cooking. I can't wait to taste it in a day or two!!! I will definitely make it again
jo3710 , 2y ago

My daughter says that I'm a good "recipe follower". I rarely make changes to a recipe. This is my Go-To Chili recipe as written...just the right heat for everyone, even my "put hot sauce on everything" son-in-law.
susan47 , 2y ago

Made this whn temps were -35?. Everybody loved it and raved about how. Great it was!!
annabecker14811 , 2y ago

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