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chili?

Anybody have a really good chili recipe?

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Brianna-Ravae

Asked by Brianna-Ravae at 4:52 PM on Jun. 29, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • If you like white chili, try the weight watcher version of it...it's delicious!!! You can find it through a google search
    MommyH2

    Answer by MommyH2 at 4:59 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • Two cans of tomatoes (I get the chili seasoned kind from kroger), one can of black beans, and one can of chickpeas. mmmm, bake some cornbread for on the side, and some cheese and a little sour cream on the stop of the chili.
    calebmama

    Answer by calebmama at 5:02 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • My favorite place to search - AllRecipes.com.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 5:03 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • I make a version of chilli called Taco Soup.

    1 lb ground beef
    2 cans chilli beans
    1 small can diced jalapenos
    1 can Rotel
    1 packet taco seasoning
    1 packet ranch salad dressing
    1 C of salsa--I like mine hot
    diced garlic

    Brown the hamburger, saute the garlic. Dump in everything else and add 3-4 bean cans of water. Stir. Let simmer at least 20 min.

    Top with crumbled tortilla chips (i use the white corn ones), sour cream and cheese.
    BuddyRoo

    Answer by BuddyRoo at 5:03 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • I agree with BuddyRoo....Taco Soup is AMAZING! I LOVE IT. Try her recipe! So good!
    CAGirl4

    Answer by CAGirl4 at 5:05 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • I use the McCormick Mild chili seasoning packet. First I cook some ground beef (2-3 pounds), drain it then put it in a big pot with 2 cans of stewed tomatoes, 2 cans of kidney beans, 2 cans of chili beans, water (as much as you'd like ) and the seasoning mix. Cook on med low until it is warm and thats it.

    I also add a bit crushed red pepper, salt, pepper and oregano.
    btw, don't drain the cans.
    mrsbean08

    Answer by mrsbean08 at 5:07 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • I don't really have a recipe but here is how I make it
    Ground beef
    chopped onions
    chopped celery
    4 cans of different beans... kidney,butter,pinto,black bean I rinse them before adding to the pot
    2 cans stewed tomatoes and 2 or 3 cans tomato sauce
    1 packet of chili seasoning mix
    bring to a boil and then turn heat down to a simmer and cook for an hour stirring every so often
    This feeds 8 and we top it off with sour cream and cheese shreds
    togo90210

    Answer by togo90210 at 5:08 PM on Jun. 29, 2010


  • Best Chili Ever – you can use any bean; 1 can = 1/5 cups home cooked
    2 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes
    4 cups vegetable broth
    1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
    1 (15-ounce) can white (cannellini) beans, rinsed and drained
    1 (15-ounce) can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
    1 cup frozen baby lima beans or regular lima beans or corn
    1 cup chopped onion
    1/2 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 can tomato paste
    2 tablespoons chili powder, or more to taste
    2 tablespoons dried Mexican oregano or regular oregano (or more to taste)
    2 teaspoons ground cumin (or more to taste)
    1 teaspoon ground coriander (or more to taste)
    1 to 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
    1-2 Tbl masa, mixed with cold water
    1/2 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese
    1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
    Salt to taste (I add this last)

    cont
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:51 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • If you don’t have a slowcooker, this can simmer on the stove; stir and add liquid as needed. In a slow cooker, combine all ingredients but the masa, shredded cheese, cilantro and salt. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours or on HIGH for 3 to 4 hours. Five to 10 minutes before serving (depending on temperature of slow cooker) add masa and water mixture, cover and cook for about 15 minutes. Season, to taste, with salt and other spices.
    Just before serving, top each serving with shredded cheese and cilantro.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:51 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • This makes a big pot but I do it the same way all the time. 2lbs hamburger or 1lb hamburger & 1lb sausage - brown & drain. Add as many beans as you want (I add 3 "family size" cans - they're 20-some ounces each I believe, Mrs Grimes is our favorite brand). Add a 46oz can of tomato juice (I use low sodium). Add a jar of salsa, or chopped fresh onions & peppers. Add some black pepper and chili powder. Cook on low in the crock pot for 8+ hours or simmer on the stove for 4-8 hours. Thick, rich, hearty, delicious, and you can change things up (less or more beans or meat, no salsa/veggies or more, etc).
    4time-mom

    Answer by 4time-mom at 7:25 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

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