Tonya's Kickin' Chili

Tonya Young


This chili recipe began with my Mom's version, which I LOVED as a kid, and which I have evolved over the years into something a little "spicier!" Yes, I like hot and spicy chili, and this can be spiced up or down (heat-wise) but it's the combination of spices that gives it the amazing flavor.


★★★★★ 3 votes

25 Min
2 Hr


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1 large
2 medium
2 lb
ground chuck
1 can(s)
tomatoes, canned and chopped, with liquid
1 can(s)
tomatoes, crushed
2 can(s)
chili beans, hot
1 can(s)
kidney beans, canned
1 can(s)
black beans
2-3 c
water, cold
1 tsp
worcestershire sauce
1 pinch
cayenne pepper
1 tsp
Herbs de Provence
2 tsp
chili powder
1 tsp
1 tsp
1 tsp
1/4 tsp
2 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
Adobo powder
5 medium
bay leaves

How to Make Tonya's Kickin' Chili


  • 1Chop onion and mince garlic. In a large stock pot, cook onion and garlic with olive oil on medium heat until transparent. Add ground chuck and cook thoroughly. Drain fat if desired. Add all remaining ingredients and turn up to medium high. Let come to boil. Turn down and simmer for 2 hours or more. Serve and enjoy!

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About Tonya's Kickin' Chili

Course/Dish: Beef Soups, Chili
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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