READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Rhonda O

This is my Mom's recipe. It is Great. I'm from Southern Indiana. We put pasta in our chilie. Some call it chilie soup. I'm not sure of how many servings. It depends on what size bowl you want. You can freeze this also.

Top Review by Larry O

I wish I had some of this right now.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 lbs ground chuck
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 (15 ounce) cansspicy chili beans
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans tomato sauce
  • 4 (15 ounce) cans water
  • 1 package chili sauce mix (The size of a powered gravy mix)
  • 13 package Bloomers chile spice (Not sure if it is available worldwide. Just add your favorite)
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • salt & pepper
  • red pepper flakes
  • 1 (8 ounce) package spaghetti


  1. Brown ground chuck, onion, salt& pepper.
  2. Drain fat.
  3. In a large pot place chile beans, water, tomatoe sauce, more salt& pepper, chile powder, sugar, The chile spice pkgs, redpepper flakes.
  4. Stir.
  5. Start to boil.
  6. Add ground chuck.
  7. Let simmer 1hr.
  8. to 1 1/2hrs.
  9. Cook spaghetti 3/4 box.
  10. Place in cold water.
  11. Add to chile after the cook time to your liking.
  12. I think Chile is always best the second day.

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