293 Reviews

Loved this recipe!!!! I made minor changes for dietary reasons: I used ground turkey, the tomato sauce was homemade and I added everything from green peppers chilies in the sauce. I did not use beer because I don't drink - instead I used beef broth because it is what I had on hand. My hubby LOVED my chili!!!! Thanks again!

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meercat74 April 09, 2013

Loved this! Used 1 lb meat, 1/2 onion and elbow macaroni (all just personal preference). thought it was great. Also put some in the freezer for later.

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mMadness97 October 26, 2011

Great Chili. I do add the extra teaspoon of chili(3 total) and a large jalapeno.We like it spicy. I don't add the beer.....not needed.

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Goodieman February 14, 2011

This is the chili recipe I always use. I've been using this for about 2 years now. One change I make is that I use 3 pounds of hamburger and double all other ingredients for a crowd. I also use one can of chili beans and one can of dark red kidney beans. Everyone in our family loves it!

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rketterh January 31, 2010

This is the best chili I have ever made....I will never buy the seasoning packs again to make chili.....I added a little extra water and 2 TBL brn sugar and a little extra chili powder.......I would give it 10 stars if I could......THANK YOU for posting!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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SweetOlive November 10, 2009

I only used a little over 1 lb of drained hamburger (was I supposed to drain it?), half an onion, and NO BEANS!, but kept all the other proportions the same. I can't imagine it being saucy enough with two whole lbs (mine is great with barely enough sauce to soak up some crackers/chips), and I added a cup of beef broth! Regardless, EASY and TASTY (based on my in-action-cooking-bites)! I've let it sit overnight, and I'm confident it'll taste even better tonight after sitting. Thanks! (Freezes/thaws well and is EXCELLENT in Florida Scott's Creamy Cheesy Chili Potato Casserole #29749. I INSIST you try the two together!)

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sidMILB February 10, 2004

Meaty and delicious. Because I was serving a group and wanted leftovers, I added one jar Chi-Chi's Mild Salsa, two extra cans of beans: one kidney(drained) and one pinto, plus one extra tsp. cumin and one and a half extra chili powder. Everybody had seconds and there was hardly anything leftover. This recipe is a winner.

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Karen Oriscak July 11, 2003

Delicious! This has become our new favourite chili recipe! Super easy to whip up and tastes amazing. We served ours over plain rice and it disappeared quickly!

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anniesnomsblog June 01, 2015

So So... but very salvageable.

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Mr. D January 26, 2015

This is my go-to recipe for Chili and has been for the past few years. I sometimes substitute ground bison and have made it with or without the tomatoes with chilis depending on what I have on hand. I also typically use a can of fire roasted diced or crushed tomatoes which gives it a great flavor. I also rarely have time to let it simmer for 2 hours and it is still great even after only 30 minutes.

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acottone December 01, 2014
Chili Con Carne With Beans