Ready in 45 minutes
This is my maternal grandmother's recipe for chili. It's not hot, but very flavorful and extremely easy to make!
"My husband and I really enjoyed it. I followed the recipe exactly except for the diced tomatoes. I used the rotel diced tomatoes as someone else suggested in the reviews and it was really good. It actually tasted the best on day three when we took it to work for lunch. I will definetly make this recipe again. Oh also i did not include the cayenne because I added the rotel tomatoes."- adina1029
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Cook and stir ground beef, onion, garlic, and bell pepper in large dutch oven or stew pot set over medium-high heat until meat is brown and vegetables are tender. Drain off fat. Stir in remaining ingredients except beans and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 2 hours, stirring occasionally. Stir in beans; heat through.
Serve immediately or refrigerate for 24 hours to allow the flavors to develop more. Serve with cornbread and bread -n- butter pickles, or top with your favorite chili toppings.
Makes 4 servings.
This is also an easy recipe to add to or change. You can add new ingredients, i.e. a small can of diced green chilis, a half stalk of diced celery, or change the type of beans, or turn up the heat by changing the chili powder to a hotter chili powder, or adding some crushed red pepper, or using more cayenne pepper.
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mrsepiphany 1 week agoTurned out pretty good! My 2 & 3 year old really loved it... They kept saying 'it tastes good mommy' as they ate it
dixiedistler 1 month agoEasy to make. Everyone liked it.
MississippiMule 1 month agoAnother great batch of chili my friend!! Thank you for sharing such a tasty receipt!!!
adina1029 1 month agoMy husband and I really enjoyed it. I followed the recipe exactly except for the diced tomatoes. I used the rotel diced tomatoes as someone else suggested in the reviews and it was really good. It actually tasted the best on day three when we took it to work for lunch. I will definetly make this recipe again. Oh also i did not include the cayenne because I added the rotel tomatoes.
jacksss 1 month agoAwesome chili! I made it today and its really tasteful the cayenne added a bit to much heat for my hubby so i added sugar to balance it out.. camw out wonderful!!
CakeK08 2 months agoEveryone love this chili. I have none left!!
Jpmck1224 2 months agoI have made this my go-to chili and I always get rave reviews. I sometimes use bison but mostly grass-fed beef and with either it is absolutely delicious! Thank you!
Lynn1775 2 months agoDelicious and easy, best chili yet! Browning the veggies with the meat added a depth of flavor. Used a bag of frozen chopped onions and peppers. Cooked in crock pot on low for 6 hr. Will make again.
tbachus 3 months agoDelicious! Even my 5yr old who is a picky eater asked for seconds..will definitely be making this again
LauraR1964 3 months agoIt is easy to make in the slow cooker, just cook on low for four hours. I also use hot peppers in place of chili powder and add 2 cans of beans to 1.5 lbs of lean ground meat. I also use about a half teaspoon of paprika instead of the cayenne pepper.
recipe4us 4 months agoLoved this! Followed recipe exactly with the exception of leaving out the bell pepper, as my husband doesn't like them. Thanks for sharing this!
naomigibbon 4 months agoI love this its so easy and everyone loves it. I freeze the left over and have it with jacket potatoe which is lush
Tiamo66 9 months agoNeeds Rotel tomatoes they are very hot so skip cyenne.FYI
Valerie411 9 months agoGreat tasting recipe! Substituted ground turkey and added corn with the beans. Served it with green chile corn bread! Great meal!
Kendra_InTheKitchen 11 month agoWoohoo! Great chili! Thank you for posting. I used ground chicken and omitted the cayenne so that it wouldn't be too spicy for the kids (but would be really awesome for my hubbie and me). My two year old twins seemed pretty excited to eat it. :) Will definitely make again. Big hit.
BobbyP 11 month agoVery good chili. Easy and quick to make. The only thing I may change next time is to increase the tomato sauce and eliminate the diced tomatoes as I don't like tomato chunks in chili - just a personal preference.
flanchick 11 month agoVery Good! Easy & tasty. I am printing this recipe and would make it again.
jjb468 1 year agoExcellent recipe, I added two pieces of hot sausage to it also. Either way the best I have ever had.
beckyann2012 1 year agoVery good! This is now going to be my go to chili.
momeara 1 year agoI tried this recipe for the first time tonight. Awesome tasting chili. Seasoned just right. I would definitely make it again.