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homestyle chili

Recipe by
Courtney Bailey

This is a delicious homestyle chili, the bacon, and smoked paprika add a beautiful depth of flavor. It's so tasty! Enjoy!

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For homestyle chili

  • 1 pkg
  • 1
    green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 md
    yellow onions, diced
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 can
    beef broth
  • 1 can
    tomatoes, canned italian-style and diced
  • 1 can
    tomato sauce
  • 1 can
    pinto beans
  • 1 can
    kidney beans, canned
  • 1 can
    black beans
  • 1 tsp
    thyme, dried
  • 3 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp
  • salt and pepper

How To Make homestyle chili

  • 1
    Chop bacon, and cook over medium high heat in a large stock pot. Remove and drain.
  • 2
    In the same pot add olive oil, peppers, and onion. Saute until onion begin to look translucent. Add ground beef and cook until browned. Drain and return to heat.
  • 3
    Add bacon back into the pot. Add broth, tomato sauce, diced tomato, beans, and spices. Salt and pepper to taste. Simmer on low heat 30-45min.
  • 4
    Serve hot. Top with sour cream and cheddar cheese optional.