Wendy's Beef & Bean Chili

Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

This is the Top Secret Recipes version of Wendy's chili. I never really liked beans in my chili until I tried this recipe. I love it because it is so hardy. We sometimes serve it with cheese, onions and fritos.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine meat,onion, celery, tomatoes (fresh), cumin, chili powder, salt, pepper and cook until meat is done.
  2. Add beans with liquid, crushed tomatoes, green chiles and water.
  3. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to med/low, stirring often for 1 hour.
  4. Garnish with shredded cheese and fresh onion if desired.


Most Helpful

Sorry, cannot review. No cooking instructions other than combining ingredients. I would have like to have tried this but without instructions no point in trying. Looked good but....Thanks for posting though. If you revise this I'd love to try it. Thanks

nina22541 January 28, 2014

Although this tasted somewhat like Wendy's Beef & Bean Chili, we thought it a tad blander than their's. That is the reason for the loss of a star. However, if you wanted to feed kids, this would probably satisfy there taste. Thnx for sharing your recipe, Chef #547234. Made for My-3-Chefs 2009.

Darkhunter November 29, 2009

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