Midwest Chili

READY IN: 3hrs 50mins
Recipe by Paula

This is the recipe for chili that I grew up with. A great fall & winter recipe!

Top Review by BarbryT

Yes, it is SO midwest...from whence I come. And I love it. Pure comfort food; mild and satisfying. With Fritos, of COURSE. :-)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a dutch oven, brown the ground beef with onion and celery and drain any excess fat from the meat.
  2. Add remaining ingredients (tomato paste through 4 cups of water) EXCEPT macaroni.
  3. Simmer for at least 3 hours.
  4. Prepare the macaroni according to package directions (cook in additional salted water).
  5. Drain macaroni and add to chili.
  6. Simmer this mixture for an additional 15 to 30 minutes.

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