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The World's Best Chilli

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This is a chilli recipe I adapted from my Mom's. This always gets raves from everyone who tries it!


Serves: 6

  • 2 pounds ground top loin steak ( drain off fat and liquid after browning - you can also use ground round or chuck)
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 2 cups chopped onions
  • 1 large chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 can tomato soup (small can)
  • chopped finely green chile
  • 1 small deseeded and minced jalapeno peppers
  • 2 cans plum tomatoes
  • 2 cans kidney beans
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 3 tablespoons cumin
  • 3 cloves fresh, minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • salt
  • pepper


The World's Best Chilli is a community recipe submitted by Anonymous and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Put onions and celery in a large soup/stock pot and add enough water to just cover. Boil until water has evaporated.
  • While onions and celery are cooking, brown sirloin in a large frying pan. When water has evaporated from pot, add chopped green bell pepper, garlic, jalapeno, and chillies along with chili powder, cumin, salt, pepper, and sugar.
  • Stir ingredients for 1-2 minutes and then add browned sirloin, tomatoes, beans, and tomato soup. Stir well and bring to a gentle simmer (10 minutes or so).
  • Once you've got a good simmer going, add chocolate. Stir mixture regularly and cook on low for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
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