My Chili Recipe
Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook time: 1.5 hours Note: This is great in a slow cooker with a removable insert, too. Simply complete steps 1-4 and set on low for 2 hours. Add beans 30 minutes prior to serving.
  • 2 pounds 90% lean chili meat
  • 4 tbs of chili powder (good quality will be darker, not bright red-orange)
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes
  • 2 cans red kidney beans, drained
  • 1 can Rotel Tomatoes Regular flavor
  • one white onion, diced
  1. Sauté onions with 2 tablespoons of chili powder on medium until tender.
  2. Add ground beef and 2 more tablespoons of chili powder.
  3. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes until beef begins to brown.
  4. Add one can tomato paste, Rotel Tomatoes, 2 cans diced tomatoes and 24 oz water.
  5. Bring to a boil and reduce to simmer.
  6. Simmer for 30 minutes then add beans.
  7. Simmer for another 15 to 20 minutes.
  8. Serve with diced onion, shredded cheddar and sliced or chopped jalapeños.
Recipe by Alicia Wood Lifestyle at