Unleash Flavor with These 17 Irresistible Chili Recipes

If you’re a fan of hearty and flavorful dishes, then chili recipes are sure to hit the spot. Whether you prefer your chili spicy or mild, with meat or without, there’s a chili recipe out there to suit every taste bud. From classic beef chili to vegetarian and vegan options, chili recipes offer endless versatility and are perfect for feeding a crowd or enjoying as a comforting meal. Here are 17 delicious and diverse chili recipes. 

Flavorful Pumpkin Chili with Ground Turkey

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You may not be a fan of pumpkins but I still insist you try this recipe out because you can’t really taste the pumpkin! So why bother adding pumpkin if you can’t really taste it you ask? Well it adds a little something extra to the chili, and also creates such a smooth texture!

Hearty Beef Chili

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A hearty beef chili recipe is great for any type of occasion from game day to a special gathering. It’s a great dish to choose when the evenings are chilly and you want to tuck into something delicious and warming. Whether you prefer chili with stew meat or ground beef (or even some of each) you’re going to love the following beef chili recipe.

Lentil Chili Baked Potato

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This lentil chili is hearty and delicious. Nobody will notice that they are eating a meatless dish. 

Chili With Bacon

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This is the world’s best homemade chili with bacon, ground beef, beans, and the perfect blend of spices. Everyone will go crazy for this classic chili recipe that is awesome topped with shredded cheese, sour cream, avocado, and some crumbled bacon.

Sweet & Smoky Pineapple Chipotle Chili

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This hearty, sweet and smoky pineapple chipotle chili has a bit of a kick to it and has two ingredients that I love to use to give it a more robust and heartier flavor, gochujang and cocoa powder.

One Pot Chili

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This easy one pot chili is perfect for fall, winter, and watching the big game with friends and family! Make it the day before, serve it up at your tailgater, or let it simmer on the stove while you watch the game at home! Make it vegan or con carne!

Curried Turkey Chili Recipe

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This Indian-inspired dish with curry powder and coconut milk is the perfect chili recipe for dinner at home.

Vegan White Chili

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Ready in just 30 minutes, this one-pot vegan white chili is simple to make, easy to customize, and delicious! We use king oyster mushrooms instead of chicken and simmer them with various veggies and herbs to create a flavor-packed and filling dish.

Chocolate Lamb Chili

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This amazingly decadent chocolate lamb chili is made with chopped lamb stew meat, a mix of beans and smoky spices. The flavor is a bit reminiscent of Mexican mole sauce making this lamb chili recipe one of kind!

White Chili with Ground Chicken and Sour Cream

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This yummy White Chicken Chili is made with Ground Chicken, Sour Cream and ready to be served in just 40 minutes. This easy and hearty soup recipe will keep you full and satisfied for hours. Perfect recipe for busy weeknight dinners.

Vegetarian Bean Chili

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This 3 bean chili recipe is so hearty and delicious, you won’t miss the meat!

Venison Chili

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Expect umami and subtle flavours of game throughout this vibrant dish. Beautifully complemented by sweet flavours of the tomatoes, smoked paprika, beans and peppers.

Chili Recipe

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This Award-Winning Chili recipe is the best chili you’ll ever have. If you’re tired of one-note chili recipes, this is the flavorful, cook-off-winning chili you’ve been dreaming of, complete with a secret ingredient that sets it apart from the rest.

Easy Vegetarian Chili Sin Carne with Black Beans

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You’re going to love this Vegetarian Chili Sin Carne with all the chili flavor and loads of veggies: zucchini, eggplant & green bell pepper. All done in just 40 minutes it’s loaded with flavor & multiple textures – and made with just a few simple steps.

Chili for a crowd {beef & chorizo}

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This beef and chorizo chili makes enough chili for a crowd! I always add venison to this chili. It’s also loaded with both meats and beans, so it has a ton of protein per serving too.

Vegetarian White Bean Chili Recipe

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It’s loaded with flavor (lime, cilantro, spices!). It’s loaded with protein and fiber (beans, corn!). And it’s loaded with simple ingredients that you may already have in your pantry (broth, onion, garlic). Serve this vegetarian white chili with a ton of toppings and you’ve got a delicious, filling, and nutritious meal.

Wagyu Beef Chili with Homemade Chili Powder

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This hearty and flavorful wagyu beef chili is made with a blend of American wagyu beef and ground pork, along with a combination of homemade chili powder made with dried chile peppers and other seasonings that will tantalize your taste buds.

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Get ready to make a quick and delicious dinner using your pantry staples! The fact that canned fish can be more than just a filler in a lunchbox sandwich is often overlooked. Tinned seafood is a versatile ingredient that can add a burst of flavor and protein to a variety of dishes. From quick and easy appetizers to hearty mains and flavorful salads, recipes using tinned seafood are as diverse as they are delicious. Here are 14 delicious tinned fish recipes.

14 Delicious and Budget Friendly Recipes Using Canned Fish

20 Creative and Comforting Casserole Recipes

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A casserole is a timeless dish that is loved for it’s ability to feed large families, requires few dishes to make and can be a healthy meal that combines all your food groups like grains, meat and vegetables together. From classic comfort foods to creative twists on traditional dishes, the following recipes are a diverse array of savory and satisfying casseroles that are sure to delight your taste buds and satisfy your hunger.

20 Creative and Comforting Casserole Recipes

18 Heavenly Medjool Date Recipes That’ll Leave You Craving More

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Known for their natural sweetness and rich flavor, Medjool dates are a versatile ingredient that can elevate any dish, whether sweet or savory. From decadent desserts to wholesome snacks and savory entrees, these luscious fruits add a unique depth of flavor and natural sweetness to every recipe. Here are 18 simple recipes with dates to try at home.

18 Heavenly Medjool Date Recipes That’ll Leave You Craving More

20 Velvety and Smooth Cheesecake Recipes You Need to Try Now

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Many dessert lovers are fans of the rich velvety goodness that is cheesecake. The best thing about cheesecake is the versatility it offers. Cheesecake isn’t bound by coming in only cake form, the same flavors can be infused in cookies, brownies, muffins, bars and more. Of course you can go crust or no crust, and the sky’s the limit when it comes to flavor options. The following are 20 diverse and delicious cheesecake recipes to enjoy baking.

20 Velvety and Smooth Cheesecake Recipes You Need to Try Now

These 20 Stir Fry Recipes Are Bursting with Flavor and Goodness

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Stir-fry dinners are a much loved staple in kitchens around the world, offering a perfect blend of flavor, nutrition, and convenience. With their quick cooking times, vibrant colors, and endless flavor combinations, stir-fry meals are not only delicious but also incredibly versatile. With busy work schedules and after school activities, stir fry dinners offer the option of having a healthy home cooked meal ready in less than an hour. The following is a list of 20 delicious stir fry recipes to try at home.

These 20 Stir Fry Recipes Are Bursting with Flavor and Goodness