Sweet Chili

Susan Parent


My family loves chili - especially on a cool, Fall day. But we're not really keen on foods that are too hot and spicy. This chili is our favorite alternative - still full of flavor, and you can't mistake it for anything other than chili, but it's nice and mild.

In the ingredients I specify using vidalia onions and elephant garlic as I find both of them to be a bit sweeter than their normal counterparts.

I also like to top it with a shredded mexican cheese blend.

Serving over rice will increase the number of servings but I think it makes it harder to taste the sweetness & tanginess of the chili.


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min
25 Min


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  • 1 lb
    lean, ground beef
  • 1
    large vidalia onion, chopped
  • 1
    clove elephant garlic, chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    diced tomatoes
  • 1 can(s)
    red kidney beans (dark or light)
  • 3 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 4 oz
    mild taco sauce
  • 1 tsp

How to Make Sweet Chili


  1. In a stockpot, combine the ground beef, onion and garlic. Cook on medium high until the beef is brown and the onion is translucent.
  2. Put all remaining ingredients into the pot. Simmer on low heat for at least 20 minutes.

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About Sweet Chili

Course/Dish: Chili
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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