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Chili III

Rated as 4.37 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe has been handed down from my mother-in-law. What makes it so unique, is that it has potatoes in it. This chili recipe has always been a hit with my family."
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servings 388
Original recipe yields 7 servings (6 to 8 servings)


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  1. In a large saucepan over medium high heat, saute the ground beef and the onions about 5 minutes, or until the onions are almost tender. Drain the fat. Add the pureed tomatoes, kidney beans, potatoes, chili powder, salt and water.
  2. Reduce heat to low and simmer about 30 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Add another cup of water if a thinner chili is desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 388 calories; 18.2 39.9 18.2 55 1159 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Delicious chili! I use black beans instead of red/kidney and add either a drained can or box of frozen corn. Yumm!!!

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Didn't have much of a chili taste. The potatos in it were a fun, different thing to do. Love the idea of the recipe, just wasn't really for me. Thanks though!!

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Delicious chili! I use black beans instead of red/kidney and add either a drained can or box of frozen corn. Yumm!!!

To make this recipe more 'kid friendly' I cut the chili powder down to only 1 1/2 T. instead of 2 1/2. Now my whole family loves it!

Very good. It's heavy on the tomato... but good. I halved the amount of onion and added a little cayenne pepper for spice. I also had to add a little more water to fully cook the potatoes, an...

This recipe was fantastic. I did change up the way i cooked it slightly. I followed all directions except added only 1 cup of water and after simmering the entire mixture for about 10 mins, I pu...

I rated this five stars because it was so easy and quick and had good flavor. I used diced tomatoes and added the extra water. I also cut down on the chili powder for the kids sake. I really lik...

Loved the great, hearty flavor and simplicity of this recipe. Maybe my chili power was not great quality because I thought it needed more spice. I added a can of diced tomatoes with green chil...

This was a very tasty chili. I made it once according to the recipe, but the flavours weren't complex enough for my taste. The second time, I added some bell peppers and cumin and substituted ...

My family really likes this recipe. It has become our favorite chili recipe. It is not real heavy and the potatoes seem to make the beans a little easier to digest!

I added a bit less water and chili powder, but all at my open house raved about this chili. Tnanks!!!