Meatball Chili

barbara lentz


Great chili recipe


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5 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 large
    onion diced
  • 1
    green pepper diced
  • 1 large
    jalapeno seeded and diced
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    each chili powder, cumin and smoked paprika
  • 28 oz
    can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 c
    beef stock
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 15 oz
    can black beans drained
  • ·
    shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream and chopped chives for garnish

How to Make Meatball Chili


  1. Roll the ground beef into small balls. Add olive oil to a large pot brown the meatballs and remove to a plate and set aside. Add the onions, jalapenos, green pepper and garlic and cook until softened.
  2. Add the crushed tomatoes, spices, tomato paste and beef stock. Add the meatballs back to the pan. Cook about 10 minutes. Add the black beans and cook 5 more minutes.
  3. Serve topped with cheese, sour cream and chives.

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About Meatball Chili

Course/Dish: Chili
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American

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