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Best Chili Recipe

I really do have the best chili recipe for you to try. 

This is an easy chili recipe, and it produces a pot of delicious chili that is so good on a rainy or cold day.

Serve with a grilled cheese and you have a meal put together for your family in no time. Make the chili the day before you are planning to serve it. It needs to refrigerate overnight for best flavor.

Best Chili Recipe from Scratch

Best Chili Recipe

1 lb ground beef
1 lb ground pork
1 TBS oil
1 large onion, chopped (save 1/4 of raw chopped onion for garnish)
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
1 can chili beans
1 can (14.5oz) tomatoes, diced
1 cup homemade tomato juice
1 cup homemade tomato sauce
6 ounces tomato paste
1 can (12oz) beer
1 – 2 TBS chili powder
2 TBS brown sugar, packed
1 tsp salt
freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 tsp garlic powder
2 tsp onion powder
shredded cheddar cheese, for garnish
You may also serve with sour cream, sliced jalapeno slices, Frito’s or saltines.
Fry ground beef and ground pork in a heavy skillet over medium-high until cooked through. Drain and set aside.

In large pot, heat the canola oil and add 3/4 of the chopped onion and the jalapeno pepper; sautéing until tender.

Add the drained ground beef/pork mixture back into the pot and add the remaining ingredients; except the cheese. Simmer for at least 2 hours and refrigerate completely before serving. Just reheat again and add the cheddar cheese on top; sprinkled with chopped onion.

NOTE: You may simmer the chili in a crock pot on high for a few hours the night before, and reheat chili again in the slow cooker the next day. Just place the crock in the refrigerator overnight. You will agree that it is the best chili recipe when you serve this with grilled cheese sandwiches.

Serve with my homemade corn bread.

Do you just want something quick to make? I have the perfect recipe.


4 slices bacon, chopped
1/2 onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
1 lb ground beef
15 oz can red kidney beans, drained
2 (8 oz) cans homemade tomato sauce
16 oz can whole tomatoes, undrained and cut up
1/2 to 1 tsp homemade chili powder
1/4 package of homemade dry onion soup mix
salt and pepper to taste
In a large dutch oven, fry bacon until crispy, remove bacon and put into a bowl and set aside.
Saute onion and garlic in the bacon drippings and add this mixture to the bacon in the bowl.
Brown the ground beef in the same pan and then add the bacon mixture, and the remaining ingredients. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.

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