If there’s one dish that can bring a crowd of people together, it’s chili. So whether you’re looking to step up your potluck game this winter, or just want to give your family a hearty meal that’ll warm them to the core, these seven irresistible chili recipes should do the trick.
Chili may have originated in Texas, but the classic dish is taken to new heights when you add some Mexican flare to it. Rather than relying on regular chili powder, this recipe uses zesty New Mexico chilies for its punch. Meaty, spicy and exploding with flavour, this mouthwatering chili and potato dish will add just the right amount of warmth to your day.
Forget the roast chicken, it’s time to give your Sunday dinner game an upgrade! Thanks to the combination of homemade cheddar biscuits and a mixture of tender beef brisket and kidney beans, this delectable, stick-to-your-ribs chili dish is sure to become the new family favourite. The only trouble you’ll have will be deciding what you like better: the chili or the biscuits!
In a rush for time? Entertaining a group of friends? Got a hungry family to feed? Whatever your situation, this slow-cooker chili recipe has got your back. Just pile in the ingredients at your leisure, and, come dinnertime, you’ll have a steaming hot pot of chili ready and waiting to be devoured by an eager crowd. Fast, fuss-free, and most importantly, flavourful!
An apple a day keeps the doctor away – but how about a big bowl of chili? With this vegetarian butternut squash and apple chili recipe, you’ll get a hearty and nutritious meal you won’t feel bad about having second helpings of. And if you’re a little wary of adding apples into your chili, don’t worry – they give the dish a tangy edge you’ll be pleasantly surprised by.
This’ll give you a reason to wake up from your siesta. By upping a classic chili recipe with Spanish ingredients, this paella-style chili truly is the best of two dishes. The four traditional paella ingredients are called for in this dish – chorizo, clams, mussels and shrimp – but you can always get creative and substitute in your own favourite meats and seafood!
Every good chef should have that one staple chili recipe in their recipe box – and if you don’t yet, make this be the one! A good old-fashioned, traditional-style chili that stays true to its humble roots. The addition of the poblano pepper is what gives this dish that classic Southwestern taste. Enjoy it on its own or as part of this twice-baked chili-cheese potato recipe.
With a fiery combination of chili powder, cayenne, cocoa powder and red pepper flakes, this blazing beef chili is certainly not for the faint of heart. If you like giving your taste buds a little thrill, then this dish is right up your alley. Best served with some shredded Monterey Jack cheese, tortilla chips and a hefty spoonful of sour cream (trust us, you’ll need it!).