Monday, April 02, 2012

Wendy's Chili

I previously tried a copycat recipe for Wendy's chili and it failed miserably. This one was a lot closer, although next time I may try jalapenos instead of green bells for a little kick :)

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What you need:
  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 1 qt. tomato juice
  • 1 (29 oz.) can tomato puree
  • 1 (15 oz.) can red beans, drained
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup diced green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne
  1. Brown ground beef in a skillet, draining after done.
  2. Place all ingredients into a large pot. Cover and simmer for 1 to 1/2 hours, stirring every 15 minutes.
  3. Top with cheese and serve with crackers. 
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    Taste and Tell said...

    Ooooh, I haven't had Wendy's chili in a long time. And we have some cold weather coming up, so this sounds perfect!

    laurie said...

    I love trying out different chili recipes..this looks like a good one!

    Carrie @ My Favorite Finds said...

    Thanks for sharing at Must Try Monday! I think your copycat recipes are brilliant.

    Justine said...

    Stopping by from A Hunk of Meat Mondays!

    Lisa @ Flour Me With Love said...

    I love this Chili and can't wait to try this recipe! Thanks so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday :)