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Cuddle Up Chili

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"I love making chili in the fall and snuggling up under a blanket on the couch with loved ones while we eat chili, corn bread, and watch the beloved Broncos! Serve with yummy sweet corn bread."
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55 m servings 359
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat a large pot over medium-high heat. Cook and stir beef, onion, and garlic in the hot pot until ground beef is browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and discard grease. Mix chili powder, cumin, onion powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper into ground beef.
  2. Stir tomatoes, hot chili beans, chili beans, tomato sauce, green chile peppers, jalapeno peppers, lime juice, and hot sauce into ground beef mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until flavors blend, at least 30 minutes.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • You will have tons of leftovers if cooking for a few people. Plan to freeze in double bags for later date when you don't feel like cooking.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 359 calories; 14.2 42.5 23.8 47 1863 Full nutrition

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My husband and I liked this chili. He thought it needed thinning down some, but that's easy enough to do. I followed the recipe except for omitting the jalapenos because I am a wimp with hot thi...

Cuddle Up Chili Haiku: "Pretty good chili. Glad I halved recipe. It still made a ton!" I kept the 1 lb. of ground beef, but halved everything else, along with using some garden jalapenos instead...