Chili Rick's

Chili Rick's


"Easy chili recipe for a large number of people."


3 h servings 508 cals
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Original recipe yields 20 servings



  • Calories:
  • 508 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 26.3 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.5g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 28.1 g
  • 56%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 75 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 2080 mg
  • 83%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat, combine tomato sauce, tomatoes, onion and Italian seasoning.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until slightly crisp. Drain and stir into the pot.
  3. In the same skillet over medium heat, cook sausage until brown. Drain and stir into the pot.
  4. In the same skillet over medium heat, cook the beef until brown. Drain and stir into the pot.
  5. Stir the barbeque sauce and chili powder into the pot; taste and adjust seasonings. Stir in the kidney beans and chocolate and simmer until flavors are well blended. Serve.
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  1. 376 Ratings


I entered a chili cook-off and WON 1st place! I halved the chili powder (actually I used a generous 1/4 cup), and used about 18oz of Hunt's Hickory Brown Sugar BBQ sauce. As for the sausages, I ...

This chili took second place at a recent chili cook-off that had fairly stiff competition (7 other decent entries). Of course, what makes this particular recipe a “winner” is its novelty. Who ...

I entered this recipe in a Chili CookOff and won two prizes. One for "Best" chili and the other for "Spiciest" chili. I reccommend adding fresh jalepenos and a little garlic. I also would cha...

I made this for a chili cookoff last night and won 3rd place! It really is good BUT all the reviews about decreasing the amount of BBQ sauce were right on the money. The chili tastes a little li...

My husband loves Chili. Me...not so much. I generally make it when I want something fairly easy and need to stock up the freezer with left-overs for future busy nights. However, this recipe w...

I made this for a Chili Cookoff and won the grand prize, 20 our of 23 votes! The BBQ sauce and bacon were wonderfull flavors! I also made a zapped in a food processer sour cream and cilanto fo...

I've made this twice now, the last time was last month for a large family gathering. Everyone commented on how great it was and wanted the recipe. My husband and I both agree it was the best chi...

Using this recipe, I won 1st place at a church chili-cook off! I noticed that others have written about similar success. The only changes I made to the recipe were using half the amount of hicko...

Yum, yum!! I made this exactly as written and got rave reviews at my Halloween party. Made what I thought was a huge batch but 8 adults polished off almost all but a small bowl (I wanted some ...