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From Game Day to snow day, this Easy Classic Chili recipe is the perfect comfort food.

Easy Classic Chili

From game day to snow day, this Easy Classic Chili recipe is the perfect comfort food.

Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 6 hours 7 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 2 minutes
Total Time 7 hours 8 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground sausage
  • 2 large cans crushed tomatoes
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 1-2 jalapeno peppers finely diced (adjust amount according to heat preference)
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 - 16 ounce cans of kidney beans
  • Shredded Cheddar Cheese - for garnish
  • 3 tablespoons Canola Oil
  • Sour Cream - for garnish

Instructions

  1. Heat canola oil in a large dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  2. Saute ground beef and sausage until cooked through. Add onions, peppers, garlic and sautee for 5 more minutes over medium heat.
  3. Add the crushed tomatoes, seasonings and kidney beans. Stir to incorporate. Simmer on low for one hour.
  4. Garnish with shredded cheddar cheese and sour cream.