Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

This is a great basic chili recipe with lots of flavor that I (a non-chili aficionado) think tastes good even without sour cream and shredded cheese, which is saying a lot. It tastes better the second day, as chili often does. Mom used to make this sans-meat when we were vegetarians

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in stock pot.
  2. Add green pepper, onion, celery and garlic. Saute until cooked (onions soft and translucent).
  3. Add ground beef, cook ’til brown and drain.
  4. Add remaining ingredients except for beans. Simmer for at least one hour.
  5. Add beans and heat through (15-20 minutes).

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