Bob's Little Known, Less Cared About Chili

Bob's Little Known, Less Cared About Chili

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"Savory, smoky, easy-to-make chili. Sometimes I add a can of corn, too. Maybe have some sweet corn bread muffins with honey on the side. You could use black beans, pinto beans, pink beans, or small red beans in place of the kidney beans."
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1 h 25 m servings 516 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 516 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 21.2 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 44.7g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 37.4 g
  • 75%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 82 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 1076 mg
  • 43%

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. Cook bacon and onion together in a large pot over medium heat until the onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Add ground beef, garlic and cumin to the pot; cook and stir until the beef is completely browned, 7 to 10 minutes.
  2. Stir kidney beans, diced tomatoes, water, chili powder, liquid smoke, salt, black pepper, and hot pepper sauce into the beef mixture; bring to a simmer and cook until thick, about 1 hour. Skim excess grease if desired.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Use more or less water to thin or thicken chili.



Bob's Little Known Less Cared About Chili Haiku: "This should've been great, but there was too much cumin. I will make again!" Bob's chili was pretty good, but 1 TB of cumin (and we really like ...

I love this recipe exactly as is.

I loved this and I wouldn't change a thing. The flavors were awesome and like a lot of soups and stews tasted even better the next day. This will definitely be in my winter rotation!

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