the best classic chili beans recipe

classic chili

I have to be honest, I’ve tried lots of chili recipes to find one that i love and I finally discover the most delicious chili recipe by using a homemade cooked pinto beans with my favorite spices in it… you can see the cooked pinto beans recipe here and  I’m going to share the best classic chili recipe in this post with you …

classic chili
classic chili

ingredients for classic chili

  • 2 cups cooked chili beans 
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 chopped tomatoes
  • 1 chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • salt and black pepper to taste
ingredients for classic chili
ingredients for classic chili

directions

first add the olive oil and chopped onions in a skillet over medium heat and cook for 5 minutes until the onions are tender. then add minced garlic, chili powder and saute for about 2 minutes.

add garlic and chili powder
add garlic and chili powder

now add ground beef and break it apart with a wooden spoon.

add ground beef
add ground beef

cook the ground beef for 6 to 7 minutes until it’s no longer pink, then add the tomato paste, salt, sugar and black pepper stir to combine and cook for about 5 minutes.

add tomato paste
add tomato paste

then add  the chopped tomato and bell pepper.

add tomato and bell pepper
add tomato and bell pepper

stir well and cook until the tomato and bell pepper are almost tender.

saute mixture
saute mixture

then add cooked pinto beans and stir to combine.

add cooked pinto beans
add cooked pinto beans

at the end pour in beef broth.

add beef broth
add beef broth

now simmer the mixture over low heat for 15 to 20 minute until thickened enough.

chili beans is ready
chili beans is ready

now enjoy your delicious classic chili with sour cream our shredded cheddar cheese as topping …

classic chili
classic chili

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