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indiana chili

Recipe by
Rhonda O
New Albany, IN

This is my Mom's recipe. In Indiana we put pasta in our chili. Some call it chili soup. Good with crackers broken up in it or shredded cheese. You can freeze this also.

yield serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr 45 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For indiana chili

  • 1 1/2 lbs. ground chuck
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 15 oz. cans chili beans
  • 2 15 oz. cans tomato sauce
  • 4 15 oz. cans of water
  • 1 packet dry chili spice
  • 1/3 rd package bloemers chili spice
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 2 tsp. sugar, salt, pepper,red pepper flakes
  • 1 8 oz. box spaghetti or any pasta of you prefer.

How To Make indiana chili

  • 1
    Brown ground chuck with onion, salt and pepper. Drain.
  • 2
    In a large pot place chili beans, tomato sauce, and water.
  • 3
    Add Chili powder, sugar, Bloemers spice, Red Pepper Flakes. You can add more salt and pepper at this point.
  • 4
    Stir, Start to boil. Add ground chuck. Let simmer for 1 hour to 1 1/2 hour.
  • 5
    Cook spaghetti 3/4 of the box. Drain and add to cold water. After chili has finished cooking time add the amount of spaghetti to your liking.

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