When the cold weather sets in, there is nothing better than a hot bowl of chili to warm you up from the inside out. And, I must not be alone as chili is actually so popular it has its own special day. February 27th is known and dedicated as National Chili Day.
Chili is also one of those easy to make meals. Whether you utilize your slow cooker, Instant Pot, or go for long-simmering in a pot on the stove, it is all pure deliciousness! But, who would have thought there are so many different, yet delicious, ways to make chili? Oh, my! These delicious chili recipes have me longing for cold weather but is there a written rule somewhere that we can’t enjoy chili anytime?
Easy & Delicious Chili Recipes
My favorite way of making chili is in the slow cooker. It’s so easy to throw ingredients into a slow cooker and let it do all the work. Your house fills with the aroma of delicious food and at the end of a long day, you have a hot and tasty meal to enjoy.
And, what about the allusive “secret ingredient”? It is an argument among chili makers that goes way back. It seems everyone claims to have a special ingredient that makes their chili the very best. Well, I guess I will jump on the “secret sauce” wagon too. I recently discovered that adding red wine vinegar to chili really brings out the richness and depth of flavor. I’m using it in all my chili recipes and it is oh so good!
On the other hand, some people use chocolate as their secret ingredient while some others say to add beer! Who knew chili recipes could be so mysterious?! Ha!
Are you ready to delve into the mystery of chili making? Grab your favorite beverage and browse this yummy collection. These delicious chili recipes are easy to make and perfect for a hearty meal at the end of the day. And, if you have a “secret ingredient” – want to share??
Are you ready to delve into the mystery of chili making? Grab your favorite beverage and browse this yummy collection. These delicious chili recipes are easy to make and perfect for a hearty meal at the end of the day. And, if you have a "secret ingredient" - want to share??
This easy black bean chili recipe is vegan, gluten-free, and full of flavor! This hearty soup is made from simmered black beans, tomatoes, corn, bell peppers, onion, vegetable stock, and lots of spices.
Obsessed with Trader Joe’s Harvest Chili? Looking to whip up a delicious family dinner on a budget? Make your own easy copycat crockpot Trader Joe’s harvest chili. (Say that three times fast!) This soup is vegetarian and so yummy.
No Bean Keto Instant Pot Chili is whipped together in just 10 minutes and cooked all in the instant pot. This is the easiest healthy weeknight dinner the whole family will love. This instant pot keto chili recipe is plenty hearty and filling without the beans. Bet your family won’t even miss them!
This quick and easy homemade stovetop chili uses both pork and beef for an incredible depth of flavor. But fresh dill is the magic ingredient! Seasoning mix and canned tomatoes make for a fast dinner and the perfect chili for feeding a crowd in a hurry! Double, triple or quadruple this recipe if you are feeding a larger group!
An easy recipe for beef & chorizo chili that will have everyone scraping their bowls. It's packed with smoky, tangy & slightly spicy flavors. Fix a batch on the stovetop in only 90 minutes with simple ingredients like ground beef, Mexican chorizo, peppers, tomatoes, beans, broth, spices, and chiles en adobo sauce.
Adding dark beer to a classic beef chili recipe is a simple way to elevate this comforting favourite. This beef and beer chili has sweet potatoes, corn, kidney beans and tomatoes for the ultimate delicious stew.
This sweet and smokey Chipotle Pork Chilli with Popped Beans is a great big batch dish and perfect for feeding a hungry crowd. The leftovers freeze really well, meaning you can have a healthy and filling meal waiting in the freezer for you.
No meat? No problem! This vegan Yes-You-Can Black Bean Chili recipe has all the taste of hearty chili and can be ready to eat in 15-minutes or less. The convenience of a three-ingredient recipe without any greasy pans to clean.
Slow Cooker Weight Watchers Turkey Chili is a delicious Weight Watchers turkey chili recipe that can be easily made in your slow cooker or on the stove top. It's a zero Weight Watchers points dish that the whole family will love!