Basic Chili

Basic Chili Recipe

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  • 2 lb
    chili meat
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 2
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • ·
    "just a pinch" of salt
  • ·
    "just a pinch" of pepper
  • 3 c
    tomatoes, canned with juice
  • 1 c

How to Make Basic Chili


  1. In a large pot, saute meat, onion and garlic in oil over medium heat until browned.
  2. Stir in cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper.
  3. Add tomatoes, breaking them up into small pieces as you add them.
  4. Add water and mix well.
  5. Simmer over low heat, uncovered, for 1-2 hours.
  6. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking and add more water if necessary.

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About Basic Chili

Course/Dish: Chili
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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