The Ultimate Chili


Easy recipe with little preparation time. This can also be made with ground turkey, and it tastes even better the next day!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
6 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
6 hrs 20 mins
6 servings


  • 1 pound lean ground beef

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 3 (15 ounce) cans dark red kidney beans

  • 3 (14.5 ounce) cans Mexican-style stewed tomatoes

  • 2 stalks celery, chopped

  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped

  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil

  • 1 dash Worcestershire sauce

  • ½ cup red wine


  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook ground beef until evenly browned. Drain off grease, and season to taste with salt and pepper.

  2. In a slow cooker, combine the cooked beef, kidney beans, tomatoes, celery, red bell pepper, and red wine vinegar. Season with chili powder, cumin, parsley, basil and Worcestershire sauce. Stir to distribute ingredients evenly.

  3. Cook on High for 6 hours, or on Low for 8 hours. Pour in the wine during the last 2 hours.


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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

414 Calories
11g Fat
50g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 414
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 1015mg 44%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 17g 60%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 45mg 223%
Calcium 168mg 13%
Iron 8mg 45%
Potassium 790mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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