Introduction: Moms Homeade Christmas Chili

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A delicious homade chili that can be made into a great gift basket for your neighbors. Just display the ingredients (exept the meat) in a basket.

Step 1: Ingredients

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2 pounds low fat ground beef
1 16oz can crushed tomatoes
1 16oz can diced tomatoes
1 16oz can light red kidney beans
1 8oz can white pinto beans
1 jar hot banana pepper rings (drain the liquid)
1 package McCormic's original chili mix

To turn this into a gift basket just take all your ingreidients and arrange them in a basket. (exept the meat) Then copy down the cocking instructions and give it as a holiday gift.

Step 2: Cooking Step 1

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Combine your crushed and diced tomatoes, red kidney beans, white pinto beans, banana peper rings (drain the liquid), and your chili mix in a large pot. Cook on medium until you see it start to boil. Then make sure you take it of the stove until next step is complete.

Step 3: Cooking Step 2

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Cook your meat seperatly on a pan until meat is completly done.
Then add the meat to your pot of other ingredients.

Step 4: Serving

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When ready to eat heat in pot until warm. Add cheese if desired.
Then eat. Hope you enjoy and don't burn yourself on the stove. Don't make me say I told you so.


DNMEBOY (author)2008-11-15

An odd but good ingredient I used to use in homemade chili when I was a cook is tomato soup. One large can of it. I didn't agree with it at first but I was paid to do what I was told and poeple loved our chili. And no you cant tell there is tomato soup in it.

Shifrin (author)2008-01-05

Thanks! I've been looking for a nice Chili recipe for quite a while now. I think I'll give this one a try! Great Instructable! ~Shifrin

fishinfool2195 (author)2007-12-17

and i say corn muffins

fishinfool2195 (author)2007-12-17

im cold to

!Andrew_Modder! (author)2007-12-17

no... hands down blueberry muffins!! :-D

!Andrew_Modder! (author)2007-12-16

:-O... wheres the blueberry muffins!!?? you cant have chili without blueberry muffins!?? :-O

CameronSS (author)2007-12-16

This looks much more practical than the typical jar of cookie ingredients. Very nice! I want some chili now...I'm cold...

GorillazMiko (author)2007-12-16

oooh, chili!!!!!!!! now im hungry. :-(

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