Thick and Hearty Homestyle Chili

Chili is the perfect winter warm-up meal, right?! This is the best we have ever eaten. I know, everyone says that about their favorite recipe but I swear this is the ONE. It’s not a loose soup, it’s thick, chunky and loaded with rich flavor certain to please the entire family. It’s also perfect for game day gatherings. A one pot, easy meal that can easily feed a crowd.

Thick & Hearty Homesyle Chili - Warm up this winter with a big bowl of the BEST thick, flavorful and hearty chili!

Seriously, there won’t be many steps in this post. One pot, brown the meat and onions, add in the garlic and other spices.

Thick & Hearty Homesyle Chili - Warm up this winter with a big bowl of the BEST thick, rich and hearty chili!

Add in the remaining ingredients and let it simmer.

Thick & Hearty Homesyle Chili - Warm up this winter with a big bowl of the BEST thick, rich and hearty chili!

This cooks for hours but it’s worth the wait, I swear! This thick, beefy and hearty chili recipe will become your new favorite.

Thick & Hearty Homesyle Chili - Warm up this winter with a big bowl of the BEST thick, rich and hearty chili!

Serve with your favorite toppings. Cheese, sour cream, diced onions or jalapenos.

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Thick Homestyle Chili
 
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The most amazing chili you have ever eaten! Thick, rich, hearty and loaded with flavor.
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Serves: 8-10 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried mustard
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper (or more to taste)
  • 1½ tablespoons cumin
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (4.5 oz) can green chilies, chopped
  • 1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (6 oz) can tomato paste
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cans kidney beans, undrained
  • 1 can pinto beans, drained
  • Toppings of choice: shredded cheese, onions, jalapenos, sour cream, etc.
Instructions
  1. Brown the ground beef and onion. Drain any excess fat, if desired.
  2. Add the garlic, chili powder, dried mustard, crushed red pepper, cumin, oregano, salt, pepper and cook for another minute.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients, and simmer on low for at least 4 hours.
Thick & Hearty Homesyle Chili - Warm up this winter with a big bowl of the BEST thick, rich and hearty chili!

 

Recipe inspired by Cupcakesandkalechips

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  1. Reply

    Now that it is slowly starting to cool off down here in the South, I can’t wait to try a few new chili recipes. WIll definitely be giving this one a try

    1. Reply

      Thanks, Anna! I agree about the weather down here, it’s going to be 80 today! Ugh

  2. Reply

    I’ve never met a chili I didn’t like! Can’t wait to try this one, pinning for later! Thanks for sharing!

    1. Reply

      Thanks so much, Erica!

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