Introduction: The Best Simple Chilli

I love a nice hot bowl of chilli in the winter or anytime for that matter. This recipe for my Best Simple Chilli has yet to disappoint but why not see for yourself.

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Step 1: Ingredients

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  • 1lb. ground beef
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • chopped mushrooms, go mad
  • 1 can of kidney beans
  • 1 bottle chilli sauce
  • a couple shakes of hot sauce
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp basil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne powder (optional)

Step 2: Brown Beef

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In a large pot on medium heat brown the meat in olive oil. I will add a little water so it doesn't burn on especially if it is frozen ground beef, you will strain it off before the next step.

Step 3: Add Some Veggies

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Put the strained meat back in in the pot and add the onions & peppers, cook until onions are almost translucent.

Step 4: Spice Time

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Add the spices and garlic. Stir it up.

  • 1 1/2 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp basil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne powder (optional)

Step 5: Add the Rest of the Ingredients

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Then add the mushrooms, sauces, tomatoes and kidney beans. Stir and let simmer on blow heat for an hour.

Step 6: Season and Serve

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Finally season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve it up with some fresh rolls with butter melted on them and tell me you didn't just die, in a good way of course . Please Like, Share and Subscribe to my channel.


baecker03 (author)2017-01-09

looks like the chili my mother makes. sure uses bay leaves in her chili though. I'll try it asap!

adurnford (author)baecker032017-01-11

Bay leaf is great in chilli, I hope you have fun making it!

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