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Delicious Classic Chili (with a little twist)

If you’re looking to make a batch of chili this season, you have got to try this one!!! This chili recipe is loaded with two types of meat, beans and a litle twist (enchilada sauce)!


The Best Chili

The Best Chili

This is the best chili recipe loaded with two types of meat, beans and a twist (enchilada sauce)!


  • 1lb ground beef
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 large sweet onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (15 oz) can red kidney beans, drained
  • 1 (15 oz) can chili beans, drained
  • 1 (15 oz) can pinto beans, drained
  • 1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (15 oz can) tomato puree
  • 1 (10 oz) can enchilada sauce
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp cumin
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 bay leaves
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • toppings: cilantro, green onions, cheddar cheese, avocado


In a dutch oven brown the beef and pork until meat is cooked through (about 8-10 minutes). Drain off the fat.

Add the onions, peppers and garlic and saute until vegetables are soft (about 5 minutes). Season with salt and pepper.

Add the remaining ingredients bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 - 8 hours (the longer the better), stirring every 15 minutes or so!

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Monday 9th of December 2013

Just had to tell you, I pinned this recipe when you posted it back in October, and I finally made it yesterday. OMG soooo good! It was my first time ever making chili and I'm so glad I used this recipe, it was delicious. Thanks for sharing it!


Wednesday 6th of November 2013

So I keep forgetting to tell you that I made this chili the night before Halloween for my little pumpkin carving ceremony. It was quite delicious! I didn't see that 2 alarm chili starter thing at HT so I googled it and found this recipe which is apparently the quantity of all the spices that is in the kit. it may be helpful for if you ever don't have a hit on hand. Thanks for the great recipe, my dear!!

Carolina Charm

Wednesday 6th of November 2013

YAY! I will definitely need to refer to this recipe for our next batch! Glad you loved it! I froze a bunch of containers for future meals. :)

Amber B.

Tuesday 29th of October 2013

Looks delicious! I enjoy chili with a big "chunk" of cornbread smothered with Kerrygold butter. It's so good!! Hope you have a great night~


Tuesday 29th of October 2013

Last year, my husband and I made the best chili recipe. I completely forgot about it until I saw yours, so thanks for reminding me about it :) We don't eat much beef, because it makes me feel sick, but chili is such great comfort food during these colder months!

The Mrs.

Monday 28th of October 2013

So glad you posted this! Looking for a good chili recipe!

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