This recipe came from Cookery for Entertaining.  This recipe can be cut in half. Great served with corn bread.  There are all different chili recipes this is a great one to add to your collection.

fabulous chunky chili



Fabulous Chunky Chili

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 30 minutes


  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 4 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 lbs. lean stew meat, cut in small pieces ( I have used hamburger)
  • 3 pounds bulk pork sausage
  • 2 ( 1-lb. 12-oz) cans diced tomatoes
  • 2 (6 oz.) cans tomato paste
  • 3-6 tablespoons chili powder
  • 3 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 2 ( 1-lb.) cans baked beans
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 ( 15-oz.)cans kidney beans, drained
  • 1 (15-oz.) can pinto beans, drained
  • 1 can green chili, opt.


  1. In a large heavy saucepan, heat oil. Sauté onion and garlic until soft but not brown. Add beef and sausage. Cook until brown; pour off fat. Add tomatoes and tomato paste, chili powder, cumin, oregano, baked beans, salt, sugar and cocoa powder. Simmer partially covered for 2 hours, stirring often. If too dry, add a little water as it cooks, Stir in kidney beans and pinto beans. Cook 30 minutes longer or until the meat is very tender May be refrigerated or frozen.


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