Must-Try Quick Chili Recipes
Homemade chili is a great option for those who are avoiding the grocery stores during winter. While these simple chili recipes are super plain, the taste is anything but extraordinary. When added with some aromatics like celery, carrot, and garlic, these easy recipes will leave not just sweat on your forehead, but also a tingling sensation on your tongue. Below are the top favorite chili recipes from both culinary artists and homemakers. Feel free to swap some ingredients for another, and upgrade the chili to a spicier version.
Chilling at home on a Saturday night while watching football—can it get any better? Definitely! Simply add pizza in the mix, and your evening is going to be beyond perfect! Get ready to sweat as this recipe for chili pizza can be prepared in twenty-five minutes or less.
1 pound ground beef
1 pack chili seasoning mix
1 can stewed tomatoes, cut up
1 can pinto beans, un-drained
8 large flour tortillas
2 cups Cheddar cheese (shredded)
Heat oven to 400°F. Sear meat in a large pan, and drain fat. Add the stewed tomatoes, beans, and the seasoning mix, and let it cook for five minutes. Meanwhile, place the large tortillas in circle on a pizza pan. Then, add the beef mixture on top of the tortillas, and dust it with the shredded cheese. Bake the tortillas and beef mixture for five to ten minutes, or until the cheese melts.
Making chili has been a favorite classic among many households. It is hot, savory, and tasty! Great for everyday meal and makes a great leftover too! Sprinkle it with corn chips, cheddar cheese or black olives for a more satisfying flavor.
1 1/2 pounds ground beef
1 piece green bell pepper (chopped)
1 piece onion (chopped)
2 pieces of garlic (minced)
2 cans of red kidney beans (rinsed and drained)
2 cans of diced tomatoes
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon of ground cumin
Pepper and salt to taste
Fry ground beef, green bell pepper, onion, and garlic in the pan over medium-high heat. Stir until beef is no longer pink, or until the beef crumbles. Then, put the mixture in a slow cooker while stirring in the remaining ingredients. Place the slow cooker on high for three to four hours, and then switch it to low on the fifth and sixth hour. Serve with your favorite garnish.
Vegetarian Chili Recipe
For a healthier, meatless option, try this vegetarian chili recipe. Made from fresh vegetables and spices, this recipe yields a smoky flavor that will surely be a crowd pleaser.
6 pieces garlic cloves (minced)
1 piece onion (chopped)
2 pieces green bell peppers
1 can diced green chilies
3 cans of diced tomatoes
1 tablespoon ground cumin
3 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 package of frozen corn kernels
2 cans kidney beans (drained)
Simmer oil in a large casserole over medium heat. Then, add brown garlic and onion. Add green chilies, tomatoes (with juice), cumin, chili powder, and oregano. Let it cook for ten minutes allowing flavors to blend. Add bell peppers, beans, and corn, after which you have to reduce the heat to medium-low. Let the mixture simmer for thirty-five minutes, or until the dish is thick. Lastly, dash the vegan chili with salt and pepper according to taste.
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