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Tequila Chili Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Tequila Chili

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"This simple and quick one-pot chili has great flavor and is nice and meaty."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    45 mins


  1. Brown the ground beef in a large pot over medium heat, breaking it up with a spoon while it cooks; drain. Stir in the tomatoes, kidney beans, onion, garlic, tomato sauce, tequila, chili powder, cumin, salt, and cayenne pepper; simmer 20 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 25, 2008

This was a great recipe and very easy. I used ground venison instead of beef, added alittle extra garlic, topped with mexican cheese and sour cream. it will definately be a regular chili recipe in my house.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 22, 2011

did not like

Jan 08, 2009

A thick, meaty chili. Very quick to make, which is nice for a weeknight meal. My dh loved it (probably because it was so meaty), but I thought it needed something (fritos!).

Sep 28, 2009

Awesome chili! Tequila adds a really good taste. Favorite chili recipe of all time.

Apr 23, 2010

my husband cant stand "texas" chili but i made it anyway and he tried since i made it and he absolutly loved it. he couldnt believe how good it was and that it tasted nothing like other chilis hes had. so that made me happy! oh and i loved it too, it had so much flavor!!

Feb 28, 2013

This recipe was a winner. Tripled the recipe for a lunch gathering. Instead of Italian-style stewed tomatoes, I used a can of regular stewed tomatoes, and 2 cans of diced tomatoes with jalapenos. Used 1 can of kidney beans and 2 cans of chili beans w/sauce. Also added a small can of diced jalapenos for a little extra heat.

Oct 05, 2014

I browned the meat, drained then added to the rest of the mixture in a crockpot on high for about 30 mins. So delicious with sour cream and cheddar shreds!

Feb 16, 2014

Mmmmm! This recipe is a keeper! It's easy to make and has a really nice flavor. I made the recipe as stated (and I always add cheese and sour cream on top in my bowl). My husband and I kept going back for extra helpings. Now we only have enough leftover for one of us to eat tomorrow. I'll have to make this again soon!


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  • Calories
  • 379 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 30.2 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 69 mg
  • 23%
  • Fat
  • 14.4 g
  • 22%
  • Fiber
  • 9.4 g
  • 38%
  • Protein
  • 27 g
  • 54%
  • Sodium
  • 1405 mg
  • 56%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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