Family Favorite Chili Beans

Total Time
24hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 24 hrs

Everyone who has ever tried this recipe has really enjoyed it. Great for pot lucks in a crock pot. Recipe can be easily doubled. Great served with flour tortillas or corn bread.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown ground beef, drain fat.
  2. Add remaining ingredients.
  3. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer for a least 20 minutes to 1 hour.
  4. Garnish with cilantro and cheese of your choice if desired.


Most Helpful

Good chili. Used recipe #207014 as the chili spice mix and instead of beef I used chicken sausages. Did not need any salt or pepper, the taste was just on the spot. It also freezes well.
Thanks for posting.

Chef Dudo March 19, 2011

I omitted the beef and bell peppers and used a variety of beans. (pinto, red, pigeon peas, navy and black beans) Turned out delicious! I plan to use the leftovers for the crock pot tomorrow in my chicken tortilla soup recipe. Will definitely do again.

Provl8dy in training May 01, 2009

Made for Spring PAC 2008. This was a good chili. I followed the recipe as written other then I used 2 cans of black beans and 1 can of white kidney beans. I also used dried minced onion instead of regular onion. Everyone enjoyed this. This even froze nicely and reheated well in the microwave for quick lunches at work. I topped mine with cheddar cheese.

bmcnichol April 30, 2008

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