Our favorite easy and delicious chili recipes, perfect for feeding a crowd or a make-ahead weeknight meal!
Chili is such a versatile meal. It's perfect for feeding a crowd, can be made ahead and freezes beautifully. You can dress it up with sauces and sides. Chili is a perfect thing to take to someone who needs a meal as well.
We've rounded up our favorite chili recipes today, from chicken to beef, traditional to not so traditional. There are a few sauces at the end that are a delicious way to spice things up too. And we included the perfect dessert, easy Mexican Cinnamon Shortbread Cookies. So invite some friends over and make a big pot of chili to share. Enjoy!
This hearty, healthy Black Bean Turkey Chili is loaded with veggies, black beans, lean ground turkey and lots of delicious South-of-the-Border flavor!
This healthy, delicious Chicken Black Bean Chili, made with rotisserie chicken and lots of fresh veggies, is a perfect way to warm up a chilly day.
Not semantically a chili, but pretty close! With a rich, brothy chili-tomato stew loaded with tender pork shoulder, hominy corn, and roasted red peppers, this Braised Pork Shoulder Pozole, served with an assortment of garnishes, is always a huge hit!
Let the oven do the magic instead of messing up your stovetop! This delicious Slow Roasted Short Rib Chili (can also be made with chuck roast) is loaded with chunks of super tender beef and lots of healthy beans and veggies!
Drawing on the flavor of classic Buffalo chicken wings, this Buffalo Chicken Chili is super easy, and loaded with delicious flavor!
This White Bean Chili is easy to make and full of flavor. It's an old family favorite!
Beef and Bacon Chili- With tender beef, bacon and super tender pinto beans, this delicious chili is perfect for guests, make-ahead easy weeknight dinners and lunches for school or work. The Avocado Crema and Chili Lime Pepita topping take it over the top!
This Black Bean Chicken Tortilla Soup is bursting with lean chicken, healthy veggies and South-of-the-Border flavor and it comes together in under an hour!
This fresh, vibrant easy Best Ever Super Easy Salsa is loaded with delicious South-of-the-Border flavor and comes together in less than 10 minutes.
This Mexican Cilantro Sauce is the perfect way to add a little gourmet deliciousness to any Mexican entry! This vibrant fresh sauce is also fabulous drizzled on chili, eggs, soup and makes a great dipping sauce for wraps, sandwiches, tortilla chips...
Crisp, buttery and super delish, this Mexican Cinnamon Sugar Shortbread is fabulous for snacking or dessert. It also pairs wonderfully with ice cream or flan and comes together with just one bowl and no mixer!
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throughout all generations.
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or you brought forth the whole world,
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