The Best Homemade Classic Chili Recipe

 
I can’t even begin to tell you the memories of this beef chili recipe as a little girl. The kitchen with the smell of beef cooking. The peppers and onions sauteeing- mmmmm nothing beats a delicious bowl of beef chili on a chili day or just when you are craving comfort food. The best part of grandma’s chili recipe? It’s so easy to make! 
 
The single men in the neighborhood could smell it cooking from a mile away and would come begging for a bowl of chili from my dear mama. She loving to take care of everyone would make a huge pot of this and give them a Tupperware container full of it.  Those young men fairly lined up at the door to get a container of this chili and danced all the way home.
 
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I’ll always remember Grandma teaching one of the local firemen how to make chili from scratch, and leading him around the store to find the right ingredients to cook a big batch for the station. They loved it as much as we do!
 

Customize This Chili Recipe To Make It Your Own

It is easy to customize the chili to your own needs. You can make it spicier by adding cayenne and Tabasco to it or make it milder for those with a sensitive stomach and for children by leaving those out and using less chili powder. Do let us know what you think if you try it. Mama would be so happy that you carry on her secret beef chili recipe.
Enjoy my friends.
 
 

Beef Chili Recipe

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Supplies To Make This Chili Recipe

 

Chili Recipe Ingredients

2 Lbs of (grass-fed if possible) top sirloin steak ground
2 Lbs. of (grass-fed if possible)  Top sirloin steak cut into cubes
3 lbs of crushed tomatoes – canned from your garden is amazing and so sweet, but use what you have available
3 organic Sweet Onions
3 organic Bell Peppers
1/4 cup fresh cut Parsley Leaves
1 1/2 teaspoon Cumin
1 1/2 teaspoon Pepper
2 tablespoon Celtic Sea Salt
Red pepper sauce or Tabasco Sauce to taste (If desired)
54 oz of Red Chili Beans (dry, soaked, and cooked or canned organic beans if you would rather)
 

 

adding a can of beans to chili Chili Recipe, by Rosevine Cottage Girls

Directions:

 

Cooking Your Beef For The Chili

 

Brown the meat in 1/4 cup of butter, and season to taste.  Drain the meat from the pan while reserving liquid and use it to brown the onions and peppers adding what you need to the pan as you go.

 

Cut peppers and onions
 

Cooking Your Vegetables The Chili 

 

Saute your vegetables in some of the reserved drained liquid from browning your ground beef. You want to season them well and cook until tender and delicious. 

Next, cook your steak cubes the same way.

 

Assembling Your Chili Recipe

 

Season these as well to taste. Put tomatoes, onions, peppers, meat, beans, herbs, and seasonings in the stockpot and simmer until all seasonings have mingled and it is hot throughout.

 

Beef Chili Recipe being made
 

To Top Off Your Chili 

 

Add Hot pepper sauce too your chili if you’d like it a little spicier, you can also top this chili recipe with cheese, sour cream, or even crumbled chips.  

 

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The Best Homemade Classic Chili Recipe

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Ingredients

  • 2 Lbs top sirloin steak ground
  • 2 Lbs. top sirloin steak cut into cubes
  • 3 lbs crushed tomatoes
  • 3 organic Sweet Onions
  • 3 organic Bell Peppers
  • 1/4 cup Organic Chili Powder
  • 1/4 cup fresh cut Parsley Leaves
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Pepper
  • 2 tablespoon Celtic Sea Salt
  • Red pepper sauce or Tobasco to taste. If desired
  • 54 oz Red Chili Beans 
  • 1/4 cup butter

Instructions

  1. Brown meat in 1/4 cup of butter, season to taste. 
  2. Drain the meat reserving liquid and use it to brown the onions and peppers adding what you need to the pan as you go. Season these as well to taste.
  3. Put crushed tomatoes, onions, peppers, meat, beans, herbs, and seasonings in the stockpot and simmer until all seasonings have mingled and it is hot throughout.

 

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9 thoughts on “The Best Homemade Classic Chili Recipe”

  1. Good post however , I was wanting to know if you could write a litte more on this topic?
    I'd be very grateful if you could elaborate a little bit more.

    Appreciate it!

  2. I have never combined ground and cubed beef! Usually use cubed! I’m going to try this recipe! Thanks to your grandma, because grandma’s recipes are always the best!

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