Hearty Chili

Lillian Patterson


I've perfected this recipe over the years and everyone seems to like it. The spice mixture is easy to tweak according to taste. A can of tomato sauce and a can of beef broth can be added to thin the chili a bit if you like a soupier chili.

★★★★★ 1 vote
15 Min
25 Min


2 lb
ground beef
1 medium
red onion, sliced
4 clove
1 Tbsp
fresh cilantro
1 Tbsp
fresh ginger
3 Tbsp
lemon juice
serrano chiles
1 large
poblano chili
1 can(s)
1 can(s)
tomato paste, 12 ounce
1 can(s)
campbell's fiesta nacho cheese soup
1 can(s)
black beans
1 can(s)
pinto beans
1 jar(s)
salsa, 16 ounce
1 Tbsp
mustard, spicy brown
1 Tbsp
chili powder
1 Tbsp
cayenne pepper
1 Tbsp
garlic salt
1 Tbsp
ground cumin


1Add onion, garlic, lemon juice, peppers, ginger, and cilantro to food processor and process until smooth.
2Brown ground beef in large pot. Add onion mixture. Saute for 5 minutes, stirring as needed. Add beer and stir to combine.
3Add tomato paste, soup, and salsa to pot, stirring after each addition. Add mustard and spices.
4Add cans of beans, stirring to combine. Taste and adjust to make sure seasoning is correct. Simmer for 10 minutes more on low heat. Serve warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Chili
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtag: #spicy