the best chili with beef recipe ever (family friendly)

super simple chili con carne recipe
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This simple, delicious, flavorful, and classic chili recipe features a bomb chili garlic oil that everyone loves. If you want to make a tasty chili but have different kinds of people on the table, I have 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 vegetarians or vegans? There are many vegetarian and vegan chili versions, and I know many vegetarians and vegans love at least one.
Today, I will share a classic chili recipe with tasteful chili oil. This recipe won't disappoint you. Thanks to the different spices I use, it's very flavorful. It's a very simple recipe—you need one pot. I love one-pot recipes.

the variety of the best chili with beef recipe ever

I understand the hype about chilis at big events, like the Super Bowl. Many people are coming together, 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 will be impressed, as the dish tastes like you have been spending the entire 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 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, peppers, olives, avocado, and onion. Put chili, cheese, and sour cream on top, and 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 smell spicy food; he gets sick immediately. We are a big family and love chili, but it is only served at different spicy levels. That's why I created this chili recipe, which is not spicy; my two toddlers can eat, too. To make it spicy, I created this delicious chili garlic oil. It's the perfect chili oil for the best chili with beef recipe ever. Try this basil pesto recipe if you want a topping for those who don't eat spicy. 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-sized yellow onion, but you can use a red one, too.
  • GARLIC CLOVES. I love to stamp the garlic cloves. This method loses a lot of juice but can add so much flavor.
  • TOMATO PASTE. Simple tomato paste which contains only tomatoes.
  • SIEVED TOMATO. Use organic tomato sauce containing only tomatoes, salt, and water. If the tomato sauce contains lemon, it can change the dish's taste, so be careful.
  • WATER. Don't worry if it looks too liquid initially; it will thicken up after cooking.
  • PARSLEY. Chopped parsley will add a lot of flavor and color.
  • CILANTRO. One of the most essential ingredients. Cilantro gives this dish a very unique flavor.
chili con carne recipe full of flavor and chili oil on side


the best chili with beef recipe ever (family friendly)

super simple chili con carne recipe

Preptime: 10min

Cooktime: 120min



Ingredients for the recipe:
1000gground beef
500gkidney beans
500gquail beans
1red bell pepper
3clovesgarlic cloves
150gtomato paste
700mlsieved tomato
3tspsmoked paprika
4tspsweet paprika
1tspDominican oregano
2tspblack pepper
4bay leaves
1tspbrown sugar
100mlolive oil
3tspchili flakes
6red chilis
1rosemary stick
  1. Peel the onion and garlic cloves.
  2. Chop the onion and bell pepper and stamp the garlic cloves.
  3. Chop the parsley and cilantro.
  4. Add 2 tsp smoked paprika, 2 tsp paprika, 1 tsp black pepper, salt, 1 tsp Dominican oregano into a small bowl and mix. Put the bowl aside, as we will need it later.
  5. Add 1 tsp smoked paprika, 2 tsp paprika, 1 tsp black pepper, salt, 1 tsp sage, 1 tsp Italian oregano, 1 tsp ginger, 1 tsp brown sugar, and four bay leaves to another bowl and set it aside. This spice mix will be needed last, so set it aside.
  6. Add oil to a soup pot and put it on medium-high heat on the stove.
  7. Add the chopped and mashed garlic to the pot and stir it a few times.
  8. Add the cut bell pepper and cook for about a minute.
  9. Add the ground beef and break it apart with a cooking spoon.
  10. Add the mixed spices and stir it well.
  11. Cook it for about 7 minutes until the beef is brown.
  12. Add tomato paste and cook for 2 minutes.
  13. Add the cooked beans.
  14. Add sieved tomato and water.
  15. Add the mixed spices with the bay leaves. Stir it.
  16. Add chopped parsley and cilantro.
  17. Cook on medium-low heat for 90 minutes.
  18. In the meantime, prepare the chili oil. Add all the spices to a heat-resistant bowl. Heat the oil in a pan and drizzle it over the spices.
  19. When the chili is ready, serve it with sour cream, avocado, and nachos, and drizzle chili oil on top.
  20. ENJOY!

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Author of Cocos Tasty World, Coco
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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