If you’re looking for a new chili recipe for game day or need an easy dinner, these cozy chili recipes hit the spot. There’s an assortment of styles that’ll suit everyone.
“This chili had the whole house smelling wonderful all day,” says Grace Pulley (Gillette, WY) of her Crock Pot Pumpkin and Turkey Chili. “The combination of pumpkin, fire-roasted tomatoes, and spices gives it a sweet yet savory flavor.”
Rich, hearty, and super easy, this recipe doesn’t have the same flavor as a Tex-Mex chili, but the basic flavors are there.
While eating, you can’t really put your finger on what’s different. A great meal to throw in the Crock Pot on a busy day and let it do all the work for you.
“Easy and a family favorite,” shares Tanya.
One of the secrets to a good chili is cooking it on low and for a long time. This chili recipe is so easy because once the beef is browned, everything is dumped into the slow cooker.
It only requires a few seasoning packets and it’s full of flavor. I like to serve this with Fritos, cheese, sour cream, and olives… so good!
Hearty and filling, I really like Karina’s Lentil Chili. It’s so tasty, that you don’t even realize it’s meat-free.
The lentils and beans soak up the delicious chili flavors. I love the bits of sweet corn and carrots throughout.
Chili recipes are great during the colder weather, and Doris Shea’s (Gulfport, MS) Chili Con Carne is delicious. The seasoning blend is perfect with just a bit of heat. Cinnamon adds a hint of sweetness.
“The longer this sits in the refrigerator the better the taste seems to get,” thinks Doris.
So, this is a great make-ahead recipe. When you know you’re going to have a busy day, meal prep this and all you’ll need to do is reheat the dish.
“I have been perfecting this recipe for the last six months trying to enhance each component and marry together the most amazing experience for chili lovers,” explains Tiffany.
All of Tiffany’s effort was worth it.
Using precut chicken breast strips means prep work is a cinch. I love the rich and creamy broth along with the flavor from the Rotel, green chilies, and northern beans. This isn’t a super spicy chili so everyone can enjoy it.
Hopefully one of these cozy chili recipes is what you’re looking for. If not, we have a chili recipe collection that’s filled with more delicious options. Happy Pinching!