Godden's World-Famous Chili Con Carne With Beans

Total Time
Prep 1 hr
Cook 2 hrs

People have told me that this chili could win contests. We make this for our traditional Christmas eve dinner.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put beef broth or buillon on low heat to simmer.
  2. While broth heats up, brown ground beef and drain excess fat, add to broth.
  3. While beef is browning, chop onion, add to broth.
  4. Add tomato paste, chili beans to broth.
  5. Add garlic, chili powder, oregano, basil, cumin.
  6. Add red peppers, salt, pepper, if desired.
  7. Simmer at least 2 hours.
  8. Serve with grated cheese on top.
  9. You can omit the red pepper and/or change the chili powder to teaspoons, if you like yours milder.


Most Helpful

I have a very picky family. So it is hard to please them. I made you chili and it went over with a BANG!!!!! Also, this was extremely simply to make. I had just about everything at home already. Thanks for the receipe.

going_nutzz September 09, 2002

Hi and thank you for welcoming me to this site. My only comment on this recipe is that most people when they see oregano think automaticaly of "Italian". Not so, the oregano gives this chili a very distinctive flavor when blended with the other spices. I use it in many other dishes including "Polish"

John Somers August 06, 2002

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