Top Secret Recipes Version of Wendy's Chili by Todd Wilbur

Total Time
3hrs 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 3 hrs

originally from Top Secret Recipes by Todd Wilbur

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown the ground beef in a skillet over medium heat; drain off the fat.
  2. Using a fork, crumble the cooked beef into pea-size pieces.
  3. In a large pot, combine the beef plus all the remaining ingredients, and bring to a simmer over low heat.
  4. Cook, stirring every 15 minutes, for 2 to 3 hours.


Most Helpful

This has turned out to be my favorite chili recipe. Thank you, Shae, for sharing this "top secret" recipe.

Tonda October 18, 2003

This is a tasty, hearty chili that is just about as close to the original that you can get. I opted to put only black beans in it which are our favorite beans. This makes a great freezer recipe for those nights when you just want to heat something real quick and have no fuss! Thanks for this great recipe:)

Shae March 27, 2003

Great recipe, but too much heat (for me). Decreasing the that end a bit next time and a little less beans. I think it will be perfect next time! I also diced some fire roasted Hatch chilies.

Joe B. March 07, 2015

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