Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

This is my father-in-laws recipe for chili. I love to make it on a cold winter night. Sometimes I serve it with Corn Chips in the bottom of the bowl, topped with the chili and then top the chili with grated cheddar cheese

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute meat, onions and garlic until done.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and simmer for 2 hours.
  3. The beer is optional but does add a good flavor and, of course, the alcohol is cooked out during cooking.
Most Helpful

This recipe was great. It was my first time making Chili and I made a few changes. I used venison instead of beef and I added some bell pepper (2) and some fresh jalapeno's (6) and it was awesome!!!!

bowhuntr October 09, 2001

This chili is absolutely great! And so easy to make. The only thing I added was some diced green pepper,and some chopped green chilies,just because my husband and I like them. Even my daughter scarfed it down,and she normally turns up her nose when she hears there's chili for supper. It has a wonderful flavor...tell your father-in-law "Bravo!" (Today I'm sending some of the leftovers with my Dad to try...)

HEP MEP December 10, 2002

We made this recipe and had nothing but raving reviews. We did add some fresh chopped jalappeanos peppers and ground chili peppers to give it more of a bite. The group we made it for have requested the recipe.

Geocasper November 06, 2001

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