Thursday, January 31, 2019

Chili

Chili is one of our family favorites during the Fall/Winter - I love that it's one pot and that my kids will take it in their thermos for lunch.  This is the recipe that my mom always made while I was growing up so it's a total comfort for me and I try to keep the necessary ingredients on hand because sometimes you just NEED a pot of chili.  I had planned on sharing this recipe next week, but with Super Bowl this weekend I thought I'd share since a big pot of this with cheese and fritos would be an awesome game-watching meal.





Here's what you'll need...
- 2 lbs of ground beef
- chopped onion (I use frozen and just throw some in there)
- 2 cans light red kidney beans (drained)
- 2 cans dark red kidney beans (drained)
- large can of diced tomatoes
- 2 cans of tomato soup
- brown sugar
- chili powder
- Worcestershire sauce

Step One - brown the ground beef with the onion, drain.


Step Two - drain the beans, put the beans, soup and tomato into the pot with the cooked ground beef and onion.





Step Three - shake in a few splashes of Worcestershire sauce, add a tablespoon of brown sugar and about 2 tablespoons of chili powder (you can add more or less depending on your family's tastes).



Step Four - let the chili simmer for a couple of hours and then adjust seasoning as needed.  You can also put everything into a crockpot and cook it on low that way.


So simple but so good!!!  Dave and I love to eat this topped with shredded cheese and served with sweet cornbread (if you have a Market Street grocery story by you their cornbread is THE BEST!) and my kids love it with cheese and Fritos :) 

If you make this I'd love to know what you think!!!  ENJOY!

14 comments :

  1. Ohhh this sounds delicious! I've never heard of tomato soup in a chili! Thanks for sharing =)

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  2. We have ate chili all week this week with the cold front we had!

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  3. Yum! It's freezing cold/snowy here & this looks delicious (especially with cornbread). Thank you for the recipe--perfect for wintery weather!

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  4. Yum!! I love a good bowl of chili!
    Try replacing the tomato soup with spicy Bloody Mary mix.... next level yumminess!

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  5. We are major chili fans in the Pegram house!!

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  6. Chili is one of my favorite foods! I use Maple Baked Beans in mine to give it the sweeter kick. The kiddos love it and I've won a chili comp with the sweeter chili.

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    1. That sounds AMAZING!
      definitely going to try it

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  7. Are you cooking this in a dutch oven?

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  8. Add like 5 chocolate chips and ⅛ tsp cinnamon one time when you’re feeling adventurous - it’s CRAZY good I swear

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    1. My mom always puts cocoa powder in her chili, too - it's delicious! I'll have to try it with the chocolate chips and cinnamon.

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  9. That looks delicious. I'm allergic to tomatoes so I make my chili with pureed tomatillos.

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  10. We made this recipe today and it was amazing! Thank you for sharing! :)

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