Total Time
4hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 4 hrs

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large pot brown ground beef with ground pepper, garlic and salt.
  2. Add diced onion and diced green pepper and continue simmering.
  3. Drain beef mixture (it's not unusual for us not to drain) before adding chilies, tomatoes, beans, sauce and paste along with several cans of water.
  4. Add chili powder, cumin and worcestershire to taste and simmer 3 to 4 hours.
  5. Serve over fritos and top with sour cream or shredded cheese of your choice (this last step is a must in my house).


Most Helpful

*Shelly*, this was the best chili I have ever made! Thanks so much for sharing this recipe. I only used one pound of beef, but it still was delicious. Served this with homemade biscuits and it was a wonderful, comforting cold weather meal. Good with a beer too! :)

Shiraz January 27, 2005

We really enjoyed this chili. I have several recipes, and it's hard to say which is our favorite. Super quick, on-hand ingredients, and classic "chili" taste - this one's a real winner! We like this one with grilled cheese sandwiches. Yummy comfort food.

Spankie June 05, 2011

A great recipe! we use ground turkey (healthy chili). I do like to experiment with the spice. Today I used a dark red pasilla chili powder. rich and hot! Also chopped Jalapenos for garnish. Thanks for this.

Rick53 February 15, 2009

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