Mama's Chili

Mama's Chili

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"Great tasting chili that doesn't take all day, but tastes like it did. Preparation time is about 2 hours. Best served over johnny cakes or corn chips."
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1 h 20 m servings 669 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 669 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 40.9 g
  • 63%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.1g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 33.8 g
  • 68%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 123 mg
  • 41%
  • Sodium:
  • 1108 mg
  • 44%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * 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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  1. Place the tomatoes in a large pot and squash them with your hands. Add the beans, onion, banana chile pepper, sugar, garlic powder and chili powder and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a separate large skillet over medium high heat, saute the ground beef for 5 to 10 minutes, or until browned and crumbly. Drain the fat and add the beef to the simmering pot. Stir in the cheese, if desired. Allow to simmer for 1 more hour.


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Thanks Mama, for an easy, yummy recipe.

WOW!!! This chili was a big hit with my family.

This was good.

I changed 3 things first I used Butterball ground Turkey instead of beef. It was Turkey Tuesday after all. I had black beans so that is what I used. I chose sharp cheddar shredded over American ...

Thank You, Mama! This was just what I was looking for. Easy and I had all of the ingredients on hand. It was delicious too! Chilepepper

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