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20 INGREDIENTS5 STEPS2HR

Classic Beef Chili

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In the Kitchen with Jonny
I'm Jonny. I was born in New York City but I grew up in the Dominican Republic. Cooking and baking are my passion, and I share my favorite recipes for desserts and savory dishes.
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My recipe for the best ever beef chili, it’s easy and full of flavor. I love eating my beef chili with cornbread or tortilla chips, yum!

2HR

Total Cooking Time

20

Ingredients
In the Kitchen with Jonny
I'm Jonny. I was born in New York City but I grew up in the Dominican Republic. Cooking and baking are my passion, and I share my favorite recipes for desserts and savory dishes.
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
6
Serves 6
2 Tbsp
Cooking Oil
1 lb
Ground Beef
1
Medium Onion , diced
2 cloves
Garlic , minced
1 tsp
3 Tbsp
Tomato Paste
1 1/2 Tbsp
Chili Powder
1 tsp
Ground Cumin
other ground cumin
1 tsp
Onion Powder
1 tsp
Garlic Powder
1/4 tsp
Cayenne Pepper
Pepper flakes
(optional)
1 can
(14 oz)
Small Diced Tomatoes
1 can
(14 oz)
Beef Broth
1 can
(15 oz)
Red Kidney Beans , drained
to taste
Cheddar Cheese , shredded
for garnish
to taste
for garnish
to taste
Scallions
for garnish
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Step 1
Heat Cooking Oil (2 Tbsp) in a large pot over medium high heat. Add Ground Beef (1 lb) and cook until mostly browned, breaking it up as you go, two to three minutes.
Step 2
Add Onion (1) , Red Bell Pepper (1) , Garlic (2 cloves) , Salt (1 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste) . Cook for about three minutes, until onion is translucent.
Step 3
Add Tomato Paste (3 Tbsp) , Chili Powder (1 1/2 Tbsp) , Ground Cumin (1 tsp) , Dried Oregano (1 tsp) , Onion Powder (1 tsp) , Garlic Powder (1 tsp) and Cayenne Pepper (1/4 tsp) . Cook until the tomato paste is well blended with the beef, about one minute.
Step 4
Add Diced Tomatoes (1 can) with juice, Beef Broth (1 can) , and Red Kidney Beans (1 can) . Stir together and bring to simmer, then turn down to medium-low to simmer gently. Cook for an hour and a half to 2 hours stirring occasionally, until the sauce thickens.
Step 5
Taste and adjust seasoning. Serve topped with Cheddar Cheese (to taste) , Sour Cream (to taste) and Scallions (to taste) .

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