Wendy's Chili Recipe | Yummly
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  • 2 pounds ground beef (fresh)
  • 1 quart tomato juice
  • 29 ounces tomato purée
  • 15 ounces red kidney beans (drained)
  • 15 ounces pinto beans (drained)
  • 1 onion (medium-large, chopped, about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup green bell pepper (diced)
  • 1/4 cup chili powder (use less for milder chili)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin (use more for real flavor)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium73% DV1740mg
    Fat55% DV36g
    Protein116% DV59g
    Carbs16% DV47g
    Fiber32% DV8g
    Calories710Calories from Fat320
    Total Fat36g55%
    Saturated Fat14g70%
    Trans Fat2.5g
    Calories from Fat320
    Total Carbohydrate47g16%
    Dietary Fiber8g32%
    Vitamin A90%
    Vitamin C210%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Yummly User a month ago
    It was great. I had to add a little more spices but other than that very good.
    Yummly User 2 months ago
    Great taste however I used Italian herbs instead of just oregano and also put in 4 bay leaves. Also used my homegrown cayenne chillis instead of cayenne pepper and chilli powder.
    Yummly User 2 months ago
    My husband loves it so much, he is asking for it almost weekly. Making some more today. I am not a big Chili eater, but I even love this.
    Yummly User 3 months ago
    really good.used red yellow and green peppers with some fresh chili peppers everything else was by the recipe. will make a again for sure!
    Yummly User 3 months ago
    Very good! Very filling!
    Yummly User 4 months ago
    Left out the beans.. hubby allergic to them, otherwise added some sliced mushrooms..great recipe!
    Yummly User 4 months ago
    This was a hit with my family. I used the app's serving feature to double the recipe and made 8 servings. I was surprised at how much chili powder was listed but followed it pretty much as directed and it turned out great! It wasn't soupy or too much like a tomato sauce as some recipes I've made before. The spice added depth of flavour but not overwhelming heat; everyone will have their own preferences so adjust accordingly. Minor changes: We enjoy spice so submerged a whole jalapeno pepper in the chili while simmering (hubby saw this on a cooking show). I substituted a can of diced tomatoes. This was the best chili I recall making We will return to this again and again. Thanks for a new family favourite.
    Yummly User 5 months ago
    Awesome! I didn’t have the tomato juice or purée so I used a 28oz can of diced tomatoes and added an 8 oz can of tomato sauce and added extra chili powder. It was the best I’ve made and I’m no spring chicken, lol definitely will make again!
    Yummly User 5 months ago
    Very good, i’ll make it again. I added sour cream to chili after it finished cooking
    Yummly User 5 months ago
    My chili turned out perfectly! Thanks Yummly!
    Yummly User 6 months ago
    Chili turned out good but it was not Wendy’s chili didn’t taste like it didn’t look like it.
    Yummly User 6 months ago
    Pretty good! Not quite Wendys.. but still not bad at all. My family really enjoyed it.
    Yummly User 7 months ago
    The best chili!! Definitely will make it again!
    Yummly User 7 months ago
    It was delicious!! I will definitely be making this again!!
    Yummly User 7 months ago
    Best chili ever, company loved it! Wasn’t too sure about some of the ingredients but will never turn to another chili recipe again. This recipe is perfect!!!
    Yummly User 7 months ago
    Soooo Gooooood! This is my new go-to chili recipe.
    Yummly User 7 months ago
    Best chili ever! I am sticking with this recipe. It's great to use as Chili on hot dogs as well! Voila!!
    Yummly User a year ago
    Everyone loved it 👍👍👍
    Yummly User a year ago
    Turned out really well . A wonderful recipe lots of compliments .
    Yummly User a year ago
    Absolutely beautiful. Will probably make this instead of my usual Chili Con Carne from now on.
    Yummly User a year ago
    it tasted just like Wendy's the family went crazy.
    Yummly User 2 years ago
    Good good good!!! Took out the beans. Added Fritos and cheese for the kids. Will definitely make again and again
    Yummly User 2 years ago
    Perfect best ever chili
    Yummly User 2 years ago
    I made a double batch and it is absolutely deilicious. Would recommend to any chili lover.

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