the best chili with beef recipe ever (family friendly)

super simple chili con carne recipe
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Simple, delicious, flavory and just a classic chili recipe, with a bomb chili garlic, oil that everyone loves. If you want to make a flavory chili, but have different kind of people on the table, I got you with the best chili with beef recipe ever (family friendly) as everyone can spice it up as much as they like.

I don’t know a single person who doesn’t like chili.Some people are now thinking, what about vegetarian or vegans? There are tons of vegetarian and vegan chili versions and the vegetarian and vegans that I know love at least one.

The recipe that I’m going to share today is a classic chili recipe with a tasteful chili oil. This recipe won’t disappoint you. It’s very flavory, thanks to the different spices I use. It’s a very simple recipe, you just need one pot. I love one pot recipes.

chili con carne recipe full of flavor and chili oil on side

The Variety of the best chili with beef recipe ever

I understand the hype about chilis on big events, like the Super Bowl. There are many people coming together, who are all excited to watch the game. As a host, you want something simple but still very delicious. You make one big pot early in the morning, let it simmer the whole day and everyone is going to be impressed, as the dish tastes like you have been spending the whole day in the kitchen.
Another reason why I love chili is that it is so varied. You can make some toppings and sides and everyone can make themselves their favorite bowl. For example as a Dominican I love chili with white rice. My husband loves chili with some simple nachos. My father loves chili with bread. There are so many chili bowl versions you can make.

If you are in the mood for a salad, make yourself a big colorful salad with lettuce, tomatoes, pepper, olives, avocado, onion… put chili, cheese and sour cream on top believe me this is THE ULTIMATE salad.

chili con carne recipe full of flavor and chili oil on side

The best chili with beef recipe ever is family friendly

Not everybody can eat spicy food. I love it but my brother for example, can’t even smell spicy food, he gets sick right away. We are a big family and we all love chili but just with different spicy levels. That's why I created this chili recipe which is not spicy at all, my two toddlers can eat too.To make it spicy I created this very delicious chili garlic oil. It's the perfect chili oil for the best chili with beef recipe ever. If you want a topping for those who don’t eat spicy try this basil pesto recipe it is perfect for the chili


  • Ground beef.

    high quality ground beef
  • Kidney beans.

    You can prepare the beans the night before or use canned beans. If you don’t know how to cook the beans from scratch maybe this will help you.
  • Quail beans.

    If you don’t have quail beans, use white beans instead.
  • Red bell pepper.

    One big, juicy red bell pepper. This is going to add so much flavor.
  • Onion.

    I used a medium size yellow onion, but you can use a red one too.
  • Garlic cloves.

    I love to stamp the garlic cloves, they lose a lot of juice this way and can add so much flavor.
  • Tomato paste.

    Simple tomato paste which contains only tomatoes.
  • Sieved tomatoes.

    Make sure to use organic tomato sauce, which contains only tomato, salt and water. If the tomato sauce has lemon as an ingredient it can change the taste of the dish, so be careful.
  • Water.

    Don’t worry if it looks a little bit too liquid in the beginning, after cooking it will thicken up.
  • Parsley.

    Chopped parsley will add much flavor and color.
  • Cilantro.

    One of the most important ingredients. Cilantro gives this dish a very unique

super simple chili con carne recipe

Preptime: 10min

Cooktime: 120min



Ingredients for the recipe:

1000gGround beef
500gKidney beans
500gQuail beans
1Red bell pepper
2Garlic clove
150gTomato paste
700mlSieved tomato
3tspSmoked paprika
4tspSweet paprika
1tspDominican oregano
2tspBlack pepper
4Bay leaves
1tspBrown sugar
100mlOlive oil
3tspChili flakes
6Red chilis
1Rosmery stick
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  1. Peel the onion and garlic cloves.
  2. Chop the onion, bell pepper and stamp the garlic cloves.
  3. Chop the parsley and cilantro.
  4. Add some oil to a soup pot and put it on medium high heat on the stove.
  5. Add the chopped and mashed garlic to the pot and stir it a few times.
  6. Add the cutted bell pepper and cook for about a minute.
  7. Add the ground beef and break it apart with a cooking spoon.
  8. Add 2tsp smoked paprika, 2tsp paprika, 1tsp black pepper, salt, 1tsp dominican oregano and știr it.
  9. Cook it for about 7 minutes until the beef is brown.
  10. Add tomato paste and cook for 2 minutes.
  11. Add the cooked beans.
  12. Add sieved tomato and water.
  13. Add 1tsp smoked paprika, 2tsp paprika, 1tsp black pepper, salt, 1tsp sage, 1tsp Italian oregano, 1tsp ginger, 1tsp brown sugar and 4 bay leaves. Stir it.
  14. Add chopped parsley and cilantro.
  15. Cook on medium low heat for 90 minutes.
  16. In the meantime prepare the chili oil.give all the spices to a heat resistant bowl. Heat up the oil in a pan and drizzle it over the spices.
  17. When the chili is ready, serve it with sour cream, avocado, nachos and drizzle chili oil on top.
  18. ENJOY!

about me

Hi, welcome to my Food blog! My name is Coco. I’m 27 years old. You can call me the lucky one for marrying my soulmate, best friend and biggest cheerleader. My greatest blessing is being the mother of a beautiful girl and a baby boy. I spent the first 6 years of my life in the Dominican Republic. My family then moved to Germany, where I still live.


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