Hope's Classic Chili

2
Hope Vaillancourt

By
@MissHopie87

This is seriously one of the best basic chili recipes out there! I got this from a Better Homes & Gardens cookbook that I have been making for years and added a few ingredients of my own! Everyone who tries this chili that I make rave about it and usually go back for seconds. This Chili wouldn't be complete without a side of cornbread (I use Jiffy). You cannot go wrong with classic chili especially on a cold wintery night!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 2 c
    chopped onion (2 large)
  • 1 c
    chopped green sweet pepper (1 large)
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 can(s)
    (15- to 16-ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can(s)
    (15 to 16 ounces) chili beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 can(s)
    (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can(s)
    (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp
    barbecue sauce
  • 1 tsp
    steak sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    worchestershire sauce
  • 1 c
    water
  • 2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    dried basil, crushed
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • ·
    *shredded cheddar cheese (optional)
  • ·
    *dairy sour cream (optional)

How to Make Hope's Classic Chili

Step-by-Step

  1. In a 4-quart dutch oven cook ground beef, onion, sweet pepper, and garlic until meat is brown and and onion is tender; drain fat.
  2. Stir in kidney beans, chili beans, undrained tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, barbecue sauce, steak sauce and worcestershire sauce, chili powder, sugar, basil, cumin and black pepper.
  3. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. If desired, top each serving with cheese and/or sour cream. Serve with hot cornbread!

Printable Recipe Card

About Hope's Classic Chili

Course/Dish: Beef Chili
Hashtags: #cornbread #beans




Show 3 Comments & Reviews

How To Make Compound Butter

How to Make Compound Butter

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Compound butter sounds extremely fancy and hard to make. In reality, it is extremely simple to prepare and will enhance any meal. They are made by mixing softened butter with...

Recipes For A Christmas Dinner

Recipes for a Christmas Dinner

Kitchen Crew

Hosting your first Christmas dinner and in need of recipes? Hosting your 20th Christmas and looking for new menu ideas? I've got you covered. These Blue Ribbon recipes will be...

22 A+ Back-to-school Recipes

22 A+ Back-To-School Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

It's time to go back, back, back to school again! Check out these quick and easy dinner recipes that the entire family (yes, we said entire family...even the picky eaters)...