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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 yellow onion (large, finely chopped)
  • 3 cloves garlic (finely minced)
  • 29 ounces diced tomatoes and green chilies (2 cans)
  • 24 ounces tomato sauce (3 cans)
  • 1/2 cup water (or beef broth)
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 15 ounces red kidney beans (1 can dark red kidney beans; drained and rinsed)
  • 15 ounces light red kidney beans (drained and rinsed)
  • cheddar cheese
  • sour cream
  • green onions
  • cilantro
  • roasted bell peppers
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NutritionView more



Calories660Calories from Fat150
Total Fat17g26%
Saturated Fat6g30%
Trans Fat
Calories from Fat150
Total Carbohydrate74g25%
Dietary Fiber18g72%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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Good and tasty I did used marinara sauce instead of tomato sauce I omit the chili powder
Trish K. 30 Jun
i have made this recipe a few times. Seems to get better each time i make it.
Sougata 27 May
Turned out perfect.
Kathi 12 May
Good flavor. Tender meat.
Very very Yummy!!!Just the right comfort food!!!😋
I've used these seasoning ammounts at least 5 times now. Always turns out great.
Still cooking. A few hours left and it taste amazing already. I was worried about the cocoa, but it adds a unique flavor! Chocolate Chili is what this should be called!!
amazing i loved it and my whole family did too i change it by adding 1 pound of sasage and a green pepper also
Eric W. 10 Mar
amazing! Cost me about $30 to make and it feeds me all week lunch and dinner. I eat with graded cheese on it with fresh bread and nachos! A great eat!
Janelle 13 Dec 2017
I️ liked this chili but I’m still looking to find those few ingredients that create MY perfect chili but this was a good recipe as a base
Jonathan B. 15 Nov 2017
Simple and yummy. Stuck to the recipe, no changes and it turned out great!
Kate 7 Nov 2017
delicious! the whole family enjoyed it.
Bridget S. 2 Nov 2017
Delicious easy Only used one can tomatoes-chili, also substituted 1lb ground turkey for a pound of ground beef.
oberbillig 1 Nov 2017
Super yummy lists of left overs perfect for fall
Mike Hogan 29 Oct 2017
Wonderful. Best chili Ive had in years
Loren/Andrew 17 Oct 2017
Really good just a tab spicy happy we didnt add the green chilli
Donley 15 Oct 2017
Very good!! The whole party enjoyed it
Sandra Gutierrez 10 Jan 2017
Best chili I've ever had!! I did not modified it. Great recipe. Used all the ingredients and followed instructions to the T! Yummly