Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Sinfully sweet, tastefully spicy--so delicious I ate 4 bowls in less than 20 hours--2 for dinner then 2 for lunch the next day! Go on, try it. You'll love it up.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Crumble ground beef in large pan; add accent flavor enhancer (optional).
  2. Brown ground beef.
  3. Add onion, green pepper, and garlic.
  4. Cook until onion is translucent/brown; drain oil.
  5. Add tomatoes, jalapeño peppers, chili beans, chili powder, cumin, thyme, salt and cinnamon.
  6. Stir and simmer on low for at least 25 minutes.
  7. Add honey; stir again.
  8. Serve alone, over rice, or spaghetti.
  9. Serve with cheese & crackers is a must!
  10. Oh--great with corn bread as well!
Most Helpful

this is a great recipe , but I tweaked it a bit ,needed more beef flavor , I added about 6 beef bouillon cubes , and fresh cropped tomatoes . Also for great color - and flavor I added about a cup of corn , more or less to your taste . When I tell people there is cinnamon and honey in this chili they are intrigued

avpfr May 12, 2010

This is excellent chili if you are looking for a different recipe. My family gets tired of the same old dinners so I wanted to find a different recipe to an old favorite. I made this for my teenage son and his friend and they both ate 2 big bowls and loved it. It is not as spicy as you would think so if you like a kick to your chili you may want to increase the jalepenos. The sweet taste offsets some of the spice. I was reluctant to make this because I thought the combination of cinnamon and honey would be bad but it was outstanding. My family has asked me to make this again but to turn up the heat.

susan_ways January 20, 2009

Excellent chili recipe. Here are a few variations that I enjoy - I use a yellow pepper (sweet), add a some cooked tofu (you won't even know it's there, and it's good for you!) and I throw in about 1/2 cup of sweet basil tomato sauce. Yummy!

UFShutterbabe October 01, 2005