The wonderful thing about chili recipes - that hearty, long-simmered stew typically made with tomatoes, beef and beans - is that no two pots are alike. You can simmer a Texas chili on the stovetop, or make your batch in a crockpot. There are endless ways to put your own spin on this western classic. Start with the basics and then have fun: Amp up the cumin. Add cubed steak or pork sausage. Try a bit of chipotle in adobo sauce to spice things up. For a veggie twist, combine different kinds of beans, black bean, pinto beans, and kidney beans all work well, throw in tofu crumbles and presto - you've got a killer vegetarian meal. Or take a left turn and whip up a batch of white chicken chili. After all, even though this is food fit for the range, even cowboys like some variety.

Warm-Me-Up Chicken Chili

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Cincinnati-Style Chili

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Go Whole Hog Chili

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White Meat, No Heat Chili

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Harvest Chipotle Chili

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Vegetarian Green Chili

Better Homes and Gardens

Red Hot Whiskey Chili

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BBQ Bean Chili

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Potluck Pleaser Chili

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Chunky Bean and Chicken Chili

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If you are looking for a chili recipe without the tomato base, try this hearty soup that calls for cannellini beans, green chiles, and Monterey Jack cheese.

Total: 20 mins

Chili non Carne


Artful Compromise Chili

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Chili  Recipes: Take your pick!
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