Mom's Chili

Mom's Chili


"Quick, easy, yummy chili from Texas."


2 h 10 m servings 382 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 382 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 18.7 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.8g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 27 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 70 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 1701 mg
  • 68%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, cook beef and onion until meat is brown. Stir in beans, diced tomatoes, chili seasoning, salt, pepper, chili powder and water. Reduce heat and simmer 2 hours.
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  1. 60 Ratings


Stuck to the recipe aside from the following changes: Could not find ranch-style beans so I used pinto beans instead. In addition to the onion, I added about 1/2 of a green pepper. While brownin...

Excellent!! I added sauteed onion and garlic and tomato paste. I also used about two cups of beef broth and one cup of water. I topped the chili with oyster crackers and cheddar cheese and serve...

Ooooh so good! We layered it with fritos and colby/monterey jack cheeses since my hubby isn't too fond of chili straight up, and it was perfect! Will definitely be making again, especially for t...

Very good chili! I was looking for a chili recipe using Ranch Style Beans since that is what I had. I was craving Frito Pie!!! Put some corn chips in your bowl, pour chili on top, then cheese!( ...

This was very good. Cooked on high for 5 hours and only changes were adding an extra can of diced green chiles and an extra shake of chili powder. Went great with cornbread.

This is so easy and pretty good. When I made it again though I added more spices, some kidney beans, and a small can of tomato paste and it made an even better chili. Overall, it's a great "st...

This was very good. I did make some additions/substitutions based on what I had on hand & what we like. I added: a couple cloves of garlic & half a can of tomato paste (based on another review...

Nice, basic recipe! We like more spice, so we kicked it up a notch, and added different amounts of beans. Great base recipe to build on to suit your own families tastes!

This is my "go to" chili recipe! I don't like it spicy, and neither do my young girls, so we LOVE this one!