Chili Like Mom's

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“This is a hearty chili with so much flavor your mouth will love you for it...It's not spicy hot...I leave that to the individual to add Jalepeno's or whatever garnish they want to heat it up. I spent some time trying to duplicate mom's whose flavor was the best and by using ground Sirloin it has a bold beefy flavor while keeping it low on fat, so you can eat more of it, cuz you're going to want too!...That's okay, this makes a lot, so you can freeze whatever leftovers, if any, you may have. It's important to know, NOT to use seasoned beans...tastes too much like canned chili...yuck!”
5hrs 45mins
6 qrts.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. You'll need an 8-12 qrt. pot for cooking.
  2. In a large skillet, break up and brown ground beef, drain thoroughly.
  3. While ground beef is browning, dice onion, bell pepper and mince garlic.
  4. Heat butter in the cooking pot, add onion, bell pepper and garlic, cook until soft and flavors have fused.
  5. Add the beef and stir in remaining ingredients to pot, cover and bring to boil for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Lower heat to simmer, cover and continue simmering for about 4-6 hours stirring occasionally. The longer it simmers, the better it will be.
  7. It should be noted too, you can mix together your favorite beans, red, dark red, pinto, black, whatever. All the ingredients can be tweaked to your liking.
  8. When serving, you can add the shredded cheese -- I also found that a drizzle of yellow mustard and a few drops of Green Tabasco gives it a great chili dog flavor with out the dog. Hope you enjoy!

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