Paul's Best Chili Ever



My Mother Was A Cook And She Used To Make The Best Chili Ever. This Is As Close As I Can Come To Making Her Chili. I Hope Everyone Will Enjoy This Recipe Too! It's Easy To Make And So Good, And This Is Santa's Favorite Chili Here At The North Pole!


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15 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


  • 1 1/2 lb
  • 1 large
    onion, diced
  • 3 large
    celery stalks or 1/4 tsp. celery salt
  • 3 can(s)
    14.5 ea. diced or stewed tomatoes
  • 2 can(s)
    16 oz. dark red kidney beans
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 or 2 medium
    green peppers, chopped
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 can(s)
    27 oz chili beans in chili sauce mild sauce or hot
  • 1 can(s)
    10 3/4oz tomato soup
  • 1/2 tsp
    red pepper (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder

How to Make Paul's Best Chili Ever


  1. Melt butter in deep pan & brown onion, celery & green pepper. Add hamburger, brown meat. Drain off grease. Add 1/2 tomatoes and simmer 1/2 hour. Mix in rest of ingredients and simmer 1 hr. more.
  2. comment: Put kidney beans & chili beans in the last 45 min. of simmering, to keep from over doing them. One other thing if you like it hotter! Add tabasco sauce to taste.
  3. Note: I use 3 stalks celery but you can use 4-6 also I do not use the red pepper in mine because my wife doesn't like it too hot.

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About Paul's Best Chili Ever

Course/Dish: Chili
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Better #good #best

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