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Hearty Chili

Colleen's Hearty Chili

This hearty chili will satisfy your appetite for sure! It makes a lot of chili, so you'll definitely have left overs to eat later!
5 from 24 votes


  • 2 Lbs ground beef
  • 2 16oz cans kidney beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 Small can brown beans
  • 2 14.5oz cans diced tomatoes drained
  • 1 8oz can tomato sauce
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 Tsp cumin
  • 2 Tsp salt
  • 1 Tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 Cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 Tsp ground black pepper


  • Heat ground beef in a large pot over medium-high heat.
  • Cook and stir until beef is crumbly, evenly browned, and no longer pink (about 7 minutes).
  • Drain and discard any excess grease.
  • Add onions, bell pepper, garlic, chili powder, cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper.
  • Toss in the kidney beans, brown beans diced tomatoes, tomato sauce and simmer on low for 2 hours.
  • Garnish with cheddar cheese and serve with some fresh crusty bread!
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