Beef Chili Recipes

Make delicious chili on your stove or in your slow cooker. These meaty chili recipes will win over the pickiest judges in your crowd!

Staff Picks

Boilermaker Tailgate Chili

Rating: 5 stars 8032
This is the chili recipe the gang eats at Purdue Boilermaker football games. I always prep and cook the chili the night before and then reheat the next day. This is a combination of many different tomato-based chili recipes. Good luck and enjoy.

Best Damn Chili

Rating: 4.5 stars 683
After years of adjustments I have found a recipe for all to enjoy. Previous ones were either too hot or too mild, this one even was to the liking of my finance who hates chili.

Easy Homemade Chili

Rating: 4.5 stars 440
Goes great with cornbread or over corn chips for a chili pie! I like to use spicy pinto beans.

It's Chili by George!!

Rating: 4.5 stars 3206
Hearty beef chili with beans makes a crowd-pleasing meal on a cold day.
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Authentic Cincinnati Chili

Rating: 4.5 stars 259
A classic, comforting dish that is easy to customize in your favorite way.

Instant Pot® Quick and Easy Outlaw Chili Beans

Rating: 4 stars 24
These chili beans are delicious and so easy to make. Dinner is ready in 45 minutes or less! If your chili doesn't have beans it's not outlaw chili. Garnish with lime, cilantro, diced onions, Cheddar cheese, and diced avocado.

My Chili

Rating: 4.5 stars 1342
A basic but flavorful beef and bean chili recipe that's simple to make.

Christina's Slow Cooker Chili

Rating: 4.5 stars 24
This is a long-standing favorite recipe evolved to suit the slow cooker and minimal messing around. Chop vegetables, brown meat, throw it all in, and walk away.

Just Like Wendy's Chili

Rating: 5 stars 790
Easy, beefy chili that's as tasty as the one the chain restaurant serves.

Quick Chili

Rating: 4.5 stars 554
Warm, cozy bean and beef chili seasoned with spices and hot pepper sauce.

Slow Cooker Chili

Rating: 4.5 stars 982
Hearty chili made in a slow cooker is an easy recipe for weeknight dinners.
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Inspiration and Ideas

"Little Known, Less Cared About" Chili
Rating: Unrated 88
"[My husband] said—with one thumb up, the other holding onto his spoon, and his mouth full of chili—'Best chili I've ever had!'" – naples34102
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Easy Homemade Chili
Rating: 4.5 stars 447

Ground beef is simmered with onion, tomatoes, beans, and seasonings. An easy homemade chili that is ready in 15 minutes.