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Award Winning Chili: Weeknight Chili Recipe Guest Post

Author: Kasey Trenum

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 1 can kidney beans undrained
  • 1 can chili beans in sauce undrained
  • 1 can diced tomatoes 14.5 oz
  • 1 can tomato sauce 8 oz
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder more or less to taste!
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Beer to taste 8-10oz

Instructions

  • Brown ground beef, onion, and green pepper in a large saucepan until no longer pink and vegetables are softened.
  • Drain, and return to saucepan.
  • Add remaining ingredients to ground beef mixture and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes stirring occasionally.
  • Serve in individual bowls topped with sour cream, shredded cheese, chopped onions or chopped chives.(optional)
  • *NOTE: I have also added 1/2-1 tsp cinnamon powder to make it more of a Cincinnati style chili.