Chili Recipe (My First Time Making Chili)

by - 3/27/2012 10:01:00 PM

Recipe adapted from: via


1 can of kidney beans ( I used the goya brand)
3 lb. ground turkey meat
4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 cup finely chopped onion
8 oz. tomato sauce (I used goya)
2  cups of water
3 Tablespoons chili powder
2 Tablespoons cumin, ground
2 teaspoons paprika
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa
1/2 teaspoon hot sauce


1. In a large saucepan brown 3 lbs of meat, drain the fat.

2. Add the garlic and onion, cook and stir until tender.

3. Combine tomato sauce, water, chili powder, cumin, paprika, sugar, cocoa, hot sauce and kidney beans. Mix well.

5. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer, covered , for 2 hours.

6. Garnish with shredded cheese

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  1. I love chili but have never tried making it... doesn't look that hard. And looks delicious!

    -caroline @ c.w.frosting

  2. Just showed this to a co-worker .. Must Try!! Looks delish

  3. Chili is one of my favorites, I guess because fall is my favorite time of year. This looks great. I'm glad I found your blog at The Shady Porch party. I'm a new follower too, so I can keep in touch. I would love if you stopped by and followed back on LF and GFC. Nice to meet you, Lori

  4. I love chili I like mine not too thin and not too thick. When you can hit it in the middle you have done well. That's just me but, you chili looks really good.

  5. We love chili! I think we try a new recipe each time though. Thank you so much for sharing at Whimsy Wednesdays.


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