Comfort Chili


Now that winter is upon us, I am enjoying making and eating comfort foods.  This chili works perfectly on a rainy, cool evening.  It freezes well, so make a double batch and tuck away a meal for one of those crazy nights when you don’t have time to cook.

(4 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)
Comfort Chili


  • 1 pound lean ground beef or ground turkey
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 (28 oz) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp red pepper
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • 1 can kidney beans
  • Shredded cheese, for serving
  • Sour cream, for serving
  • Green onions, for serving
  • Sriracha or hot sauce, for serving


  1. Brown ground beef or turkey in large frying pan until cooked through.
  2. Add onions and fry until softened.
  3. In a large saucepan, add hamburger, tomatoes, onions and spices.
  4. Simmer for 2 hours on low. Add beans just before serving. Heat through.
  5. Top with shredded cheese, sour cream, green onions and sriracha.

Yield: 4

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