Thick and Hearty Chili

There's nothing more comforting than a bowl of chili!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep 10 minutes
Cook 2 hours 15 minutes
Total 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 421 kcal
Author Michelle


  • 3 lbs. ground beef
  • 1 large yellow onion chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 15 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 15 ounce can kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 30 ounces canned pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • 3 Tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup cornmeal
US Customary - Metric


  1. 1. In a large pot or Dutch oven, brown the ground beef with the onion and garlic over medium heat. Once browned, remove any extra liquid in the pot and return the beef to the pot.
  2. 2. Add the tomato sauce, beef broth, beans, seasonings and cornmeal, stirring well. Cover and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, for about 2 hours.
Nutrition Facts
Thick and Hearty Chili
Amount Per Serving
Calories 421 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 105mg35%
Sodium 1562mg68%
Potassium 1409mg40%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 47g94%
Vitamin A 1120IU22%
Vitamin C 6.5mg8%
Calcium 113mg11%
Iron 7.9mg44%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.