Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

I served this chili to guests on Halloween night with cornbread and it was a huge hit!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute garlic, onion and peppers in olive oil over medium heat until onions are soft.
  2. Add ground beef, cook until browned.
  3. Add tomatoes, beans, tomato paste and spices. Bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for one hour. Add water if needed to reach desired consistency.


Most Helpful

As written we thought this was a bit bland. I added 3 tablespoons of chili powder and then added an 8 ounce can of tomato sauce. It was easy to make and we did enjoy it after the changes.

bmcnichol May 31, 2011

This is a great chili. I didn't have time to be home and watch it cook so I threw it all in the crockpot for the day. So I didn't bother sauteing the onion and garlic. I added a 15 oz can of mexican chili beans and 2 cups water. I left out the red pepper. One of the cans of tomatoes had green chilis in it. Thanks for a great recipe!

Jadelabyrinth November 24, 2008

This chili is soooo good! I needed to add a lot of chili powder bcse I like it spicy. I also added chili powder with smokey flavor...thx amazing recipe!

Flavorful Girl August 27, 2008

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