Sunday Football Chili

Sherry Peyton


Okay, so everybody has a chili recipe. This one is nice and spicy and is particularly good after leftovers have been frozen and thawed. Add the usual compliments of crackers, shredded cheese, raw onions and cornbread and enjoy this while watching the game. We do.


★★★★★ 2 votes

30 Min
2 Hr


  • 2 lb
    ground beef or venison
  • 1 c
    onions, diced
  • 1
    sweet pepper, any color, diced
  • 2-3
    hot peppers, serrano, jalapenos, or any others you enjoy
  • 1 qt
    tomatoes, canned and chopped, with liquid, or fresh with the juice
  • 1 1/2 c
    corn, fresh or frozen or canned
  • 2 can(s)
    rinsed canned beans of your choice-pinto, red beans, kidney,
  • 3 clove
  • 1/3 c
    chili powder
  • 2 tsp
    smoky paprika
  • 1 tsp
    chipotle or red pepper powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    or more of salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    tomato paste (if needed to thicken

How to Make Sunday Football Chili


  1. Brown the meat, onions, chilis, and all spices and herbs in a large pot.
  2. Add tomatoes, corn and beans. Put on a low burner and slowly simmer (covered) for at least an hour, two would be better. Stir and check occassionally. Add water or tomato juice if too dry, or the tomato paste if it is too watery.
  3. Enjoy with shredded cheese, sour cream, raw chopped onion, avocado, saltines, or any other additions you like.

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About Sunday Football Chili

Course/Dish: Chili
Hashtag: #spicy

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