Debdoozie's Blue Ribbon Chili


This blue ribbon chili is the tastiest, easiest chili recipe you'll ever find. I recommend serving it with sliced jalapeño chile peppers and crackers or cornbread.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
close up ivew of Debdoozie's Blue Ribbon Chili garnished with fresh herbs in a white bowl, with corn bread on the side


  • 2 pounds ground beef

  • ½ medium onion, chopped

  • 2 ½ cups tomato sauce

  • 1 (15 ounce) can light red kidney beans

  • 1 (15 ounce) can dark red kidney beans

  • 1 (8 ounce) jar salsa

  • ¼ cup chili seasoning mix

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt


  1. Place ground beef and onion into a large nonstick saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir until beef is browned and crumbly and onion is translucent, about 10 minutes. Drain grease if desired.

  2. Stir in tomato sauce, light and dark kidney beans, salsa, chili seasoning, pepper, and garlic salt until well combined. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for at least 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

480 Calories
31g Fat
25g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 480
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 12g 62%
Cholesterol 97mg 32%
Sodium 1366mg 59%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 9g 31%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 7mg 33%
Calcium 62mg 5%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 609mg 13%

* 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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