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General Chili Recipe

Recipe by Toby Alan DionCourse: SoupsCuisine: Entree, SoupsDifficulty: Medium
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking time

40

minutes
Total time

1

hour 

10

minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds lean ground beef

  • 1 large onion, diced finely

  • 1 large bell pepper, minced

  • 3 (15 ounce) cans pinto beans

  • 2 (28 ounce) cans diced tomatoes

  • 4 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce

  • 3 Jalapeno Peppers, minced (optional)

  • 1/2 cup chili powder

  • fresh ground black pepper

  • red pepper flakes

  • salt to taste

  • garlic powder

Directions

  • Cook and stir the beef, onion and bell pepper in a large pot over medium heat until beef is brown and onion and bell pepper are tender.
  • Drain grease from beef
  • Stir in beans, tomatoes, tomato sauce, jalapenos (if using), chili powder, red pepper flakes, black pepper, salt and garlic powder.
  • Bring mixture to a slow boil; cover and reduce heat.
  • Simmer chili at least 30 minutes, stirring occasionally so that it does not stick.

Notes

  • The chili can be simmered for several hours, the longer you simmer, the more flavor will be developed.

Post Author: Toby Alan Dion