Wendy's Copycat Chili

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by mollypaul

For fast food lovers from an online source posted in response to a recipe request.

Top Review by gahboo

Very nice chili that is surprising like Wendy's. The chili powder used makes a lot of difference. I used HEB bulk San Antonio chili powder. For you guys who are not in Texas, San Antonio powder is "sweeter" with less pungency. The chili is "gentle" - my family likes it milder than I do. Personally, I like butt burning chili - this is not it. For those who want a kinder, gentler chili, this is really good.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a frying pan, brown the ground beef; drain.
  2. Put the drained beef and the remaining ingredients into a 6-quart pot.
  3. Cover the pot; let it simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, stirring every 15 minutes.

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