Uncle Donald's Chili

READY IN: 1hr 50mins
Recipe by Japanese Delight

By far the best tasting chili I've ever had! Easy to make and easy on the wallet. Sometimes I only add the one pound of ground beef and a extra can of beans to replace the sausage. And of course serve it with cornbread! Tip: If you don't like the acidy flavor/effect the canned tomatoes give off, when the chili (or any other tomato based sauce like spaghetti) is boiling, stir in a half teaspoon of baking soda. It'll bubble and foam up for a minute then disappear. It'll magically remove it. For me, it's a must!

Top Review by Rick Bohan

I keep coming back to this recipe because it's easy, it's basic with easy ingredients, and it's easy to improvise from. The recipe as is here is a bit underspiced but that's just a matter of throwing in more of whatever you like.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. brown and drain meat and remove from the pan.
  2. saute onion, green pepper with garlic.
  3. add in japalenos, chili powder, cumin salt and sugar.
  4. when translucent, add the meat back in the pan.
  5. then add in beans, chopped tomato, tomato paste, chicken broth, cilantro and parsley.
  6. mix well and cover and simmer for 1-1/2 hours.
  7. Garnish with the usuals: cilantro, minced onion, sour cream or plain yogurt, and shredded cheese, if you'd like!

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