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  • 2 pounds hamburger (or turkey)
  • 1 can red kidney beans (rinsed, 15 oz)
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes (28 oz)
  • 1 can water (28 oz)
  • 1 onion (large, minced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced or pressed)
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional - depends on how spicy you want it)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate chips
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium41% DV990mg
    Fat28% DV18g
    Protein49% DV25g
    Carbs2% DV6g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories280Calories from Fat160
    Total Fat18g28%
    Saturated Fat7g35%
    Trans Fat1g
    Calories from Fat160
    Total Carbohydrate6g2%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C35%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Caitlin 2 hours ago
    Wonderful chili! Slightly sweet in taste and not spicy even with the chili powder! Added a dash of tiger sauce additionally! Let simmer on low for 9ish hours over the day added beans last hour!
    Kimberly C. 23 days ago
    Great flavor, but a tad watery...might cut the water amount to 1 cup...
    Jeff 3 months ago
    Excellent recipe! Made it as described and it was amazing. Highly recommended!
    Lance Jarvey 5 months ago
    Great flavor! My new go too!
    Debbie Clark 8 months ago
    delicious. added an extra can of beans.
    John B. 8 months ago
    easy to make but I adjusted the seasoning. i increased the red pepper and chile powder. i also used kidney beans and black beans.
    Randy Scott 9 months ago
    Very good really enjoyed it with blueberry muffins!
    Fortin 9 months ago
    i really liked it. you end up with a pretty bold flavor and i think thats where the chocolate chips come in.
    Sue 10 months ago
    Very good, not sure I’ll put the vinegar in next time. Maybe less. Easy peasy, I added chopped jalapeño (most of the seeds removed), chopped red bell pepper, bay leaf, and dried basil. Will use this recipe again!
    Blake 10 months ago
    Tasted good, but the cinnamon didn't do anything for me. Unclear about the chocolate chips too. Also added more beans.
    Christopher F. 10 months ago
    This may sound a bit weird, but adding 1/2 tbsp of fish sauce; it rounds out the flavors nicely, especially the savory ones. I'd recommend using a tbsp of cocoa power, plus 1/2 - 3/4 (i.e., to taste) tbsp brown sugar rather than the chocolate chips as the cocoa and brown sugar aren't processed like most chips.
    Jo W. 10 months ago
    Looks a lot like the chili I make. Sounds weird but try to add a very little bit of "crab boil". It adds a small amount of heat and tastes great!
    Stephanie W. 10 months ago
    Very good, I need to add a little more red pepper and a bell pepper.
    Kelly K. 10 months ago
    Turned out great! I like that little bit of Cinnamon flavor! Easy to make and I doubled it!
    Garner 10 months ago
    I ended up mixing this recipe with another chili recipe it was delicious together!
    Laura Barnhart a year ago
    Next time will add a little less water....but really good!
    Ant a year ago
    It was very good tasty. I added more chili powder, and (yes I know it’s technically not chili with beans) but I added a large can of pinto beans. Came out fantastic
    Perry Stadig a year ago
    It was awesome , l made it a little bit more spicy than your recipe. thanks
    Keating a year ago
    Not thick enough even tho I decreased the water, will add more beans next time
    Nicole Triche a year ago
    this is now the only chilli i make. every time i make thiz recipe ppl rave. if u want a more meaty chilli tonight i added a total of 3 lbs ground meat and (2) 15 oz cans kidney bean. i had to add extra seasoning so i did the original dose of seasoning then an extra half dose of all seasonings.
    Kylepearcr a year ago
    we love it! I've made this several times now
    Florin Surlea a year ago
    Had to make it w/o onions, so used vegetable broth to flavor instead of water. Ended up pretty good.
    It was delicious! By far my favorite and completely customizable.
    Jeff Solheim a year ago
    Family loves this. I’ve made it several times and always rave reviews. Thanks for sharing
    Julia Boudreau a year ago
    So good! I added some jalepeno and extra beans to bulk it up a bit.
    Taryn J. a year ago
    Yummy! This is my second time making it.
    Williams a year ago
    It was good, but not a “Wow!” one for us. It smelled delicious and tasted good. Definitely had a bit of heat, but even my picky 10 year old enjoyed it.
    Darren a year ago
    I used ground chicken. It turned out well. The cinnamon and cumin gave it a nice flavor.
    Alyx F. a year ago
    So delicious and easy to make! I like to add habaneros and cayenne pepper to add some spice.
    tania a year ago
    Amazing! I add a little bit of chili garlic sauce for an extra kick but this recipe is perfect!