Homemade Chili

Homemade Chili

Soups, Stews and Chili Chili Beef Chili

My boys and husband love this. Add some corn chips or Cheddar cheese and it is to die for. I have made this for my husband's work and for church functions and it is always a winner.

Servings per recipe: 12
Calories per serving: 274
Preparation time: 10m
Total cooking time: 4h 23m


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced, or more to taste
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 (16 ounce) cans kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato puree
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chile peppers
  • 2 tablespoons mild chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • 1   Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir until onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Add ground beef; cook and stir until browned, 8 to 10 minutes.
  • 2   Transfer beef mixture to a 6-quart slow cooker. Stir in kidney beans, diced tomatoes, tomato puree, water, green chile peppers, chili powder, salt, cumin, and black pepper.
  • 3   Cook on Low until flavors combine, 4 to 6 hours.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 13.3g 20%
    Saturated Fat 4.0g  
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 959mg 38%
Potassium 471mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 19.6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 6.7g 27%
Protein 18.8g 38%
Sugars 4g  
Vitamin A 1186IU  
Vitamin C 17mg  
Calcium 69mg  
Iron 5mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 6mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 26mg  
Folate 13mcg