Dad's Chili

LaDale Hymer


My family loves chili year round so I make many variations of the dish. This version turned out to be everyones favorite and it also won third place in a chili cook off.

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25 Min
1 Hr 20 Min
Stove Top


1 lb
ground beef
1 lb
ground italian sausage
1 tsp
salt and pepper
1 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 c
diced onion
1 clove
diced garlic
1 c
diced red bell pepper
1 c
diced green bell pepper
2 can(s)
tomato sauce
1 can(s)
crushed tomatoes
1 can(s)
fired roasted diced tomato with garlic
1 pkg
chili seasoning
1 can(s)
diced japelenos
1 tsp
tabasco sauce
1 can(s)
seasoned kidney beans
1 can(s)
diced green chiles


1Mix salt, pepper, and cayenne in small bowl.
2Rub on both sides of ground meats, set aside for 15 minutes.
3In a large pot over medium heat, brown the meat; drain.
4Add remaining ingredients, except the beans, and simmer for 1 hour.
5Add the beans and continue to cook for 20 minutes.
6Note: For a less spicy chili, reduce the amount of cayenne pepper.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American