17 Top-Rated Chili Recipes with Beef, Pork, Chicken, or Turkey
We've gathered together our top-rated chili recipes. There's a chili here to satisfy any craving: Chicken chili, turkey chili, beef chili, pork chili, vegetarian chili. Chili with beans, chili without beans. Chili made on the stovetop, chili from the slow cooker — even pressure-cooker chili! They're all here — all 5-star rated and rave-worthy.
Here's a big, meaty chili that combines ground beef and Italian sausage with chili beans in a spicy tomato-based sauce. "Still the best chilli ever," raves JeffKat. "I've made this chili over 10 times now and I have to make double batches because every member of my family requests it."
Here's a white-bean chicken chili with diced jalapeno peppers, chopped green chile peppers, and seasonings. "This chili was perfect," says WINEANDCHEESE. "Super easy to make and delicious."
You'll brown pieces of pork shoulder with onions and seasonings and then combine with a flavorful tomatillo sauce featuring garlic, jalapenos, poblano peppers, cilantro, and chicken stock. Add gold potatoes and let everything simmer!
The pressure cooker creates fork-tender beef chili in 15 minutes instead of the usual hours of simmering. This no-bean chili could be the best, most tender beef chili you'll ever eat!
Chorizo sausage and ground chicken mix it up with red bell peppers, black beans, white beans, fire-roasted diced tomatoes, and beer.
This beef and been chili has wonderful depth of flavor. A bottle of beer, a sprinkle of cinnamon and a touch of cocoa powder are the keys to victory. Enjoy topped with crème fraiche, cilantro, and maybe a dash of cayenne.
Here's a healthy chili that combines ground turkey with black beans, low-sodium tomato soup, and spices. "This is wonderful," says lala3237. "Just the right amount of heat to it and very filling."
Here's a vegetarian chili starring black beans and lots of vegetables including jalapeno peppers, bell peppers, corn, mushrooms, and roma tomatoes. "It's a great alternative to typical beef chili," says LEE THRASH.
Boneless chicken breast combines with cannellini beans, chopped green chiles, and spices. "We love this chicken chili," says Brenda. "And it's great the next day as a leftover. DELICIOUS!"
Hot Italian sausage and ground beef mix it up with kidney beans and minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce. "The chipotle peppers give this slow cooker chili a subtle, smoky flavor," says Emily. "Add more minced chipotle peppers to taste."
"A great alternative to regular chili," says Donna. It combines ground turkey and cannellini beans with green chile peppers, garlic, and Mexican spices, including cumin and ground cinnamon. Garnish with cheese, salsa, sour cream, and cilantro, and serve with rolled tortillas.
A simple ground beef chili without the beans. "Tons of flavor & the perfect consistency," raves justcookin. "A new favorite!
Ground turkey simmers with canned crushed tomatoes, kidney beans, garlic, and chili seasonings. "This is a very simple and hearty chili with plenty of flavor," says Amanda. "It's even better the second day!"
Strong brewed coffee and dark beer are the secret ingredients in this spicy Italian sausage and ground beef chili with kidney beans. "This chili recipe has won me back-to-back office chili cook-offs," says Brad.
Here's a terrific no-bean turkey chili. "It uses some fresh and some canned ingredients," says big surprise. "It's a snap to throw together." The recipe calls for zucchini, green bell peppers, crushed tomatoes, prepared salsa, and taco seasoning mix.
Lean ground beef simmers with pinto beans and kidney beans in this blockbuster chili. "This was superb," says ATLOOMIS. "A great dish to freeze and bring out when you need a quick meal."
An easy pork tenderloin chili with black beans, jarred salsa, bell peppers, and chili seasonings. "Delicious," says Jane. "Healthy, very hearty and filling. A keeper, for sure."