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Best Chili Recipe Ever

This is the best chili recipe ever! There's nothing more comforting than this on a chilly Fall or Winter evening.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 644 kcal
Author Carissa


  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 2 jalapenos chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 28 oz can of crushed tomatoes
  • 28 oz can of diced tomatoes
  • 15 oz can of tomato sauce
  • 27 oz can of chile beans
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 2 tbsp of ground cumin
  • 2 1/2 tbsp of chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp of dried oregano leaves
  • 1-2 tbsp of brown sugar
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 beef bouillon cubes


  1. Brown ground beef in a large pot over medium heat
  2. Drain browned beef on a paper towel lined bowl.
  3. Leave about 2 tbsp of grease in the pot.
  4. Add the onion, bell pepper, jalapenos, and garlic cloves to the pot with the grease and saute for a couple of minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Return the beef to the pot.
  6. Dump in the crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, beans, water, cumin, chili powder, oregano leaves, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, and beef bouillon cubes.
  7. Stir well.
  8. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 2 hours.
  9. Garnish with grated cheddar cheese and green onions.

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Nutrition Facts
Best Chili Recipe Ever
Amount Per Serving
Calories 644 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Fat 33g51%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 116mg39%
Sodium 1765mg77%
Potassium 1869mg53%
Carbohydrates 52g17%
Fiber 14g58%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 38g76%
Vitamin A 1885IU38%
Vitamin C 55.7mg68%
Calcium 231mg23%
Iron 10.9mg61%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.