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Cook first 4 ingredients in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring until beef crumbles and is no longer pink; drain. A single serving of black beans contains 100 percent of the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for folate and 14 grams of fiber. When beef is browned and peppers and onions are softened, add the rest of the ingredients. Actress Katherine Heigl makes a hearty four-bean chili that’s perfect for fall and for feeding lots of people.

You can use coarse or regular ground beef, stewing beef, or a mixture of ground beef and ground pork or bulk sausage. Due to the saltiness of the hot sauce, I don’t find it necessary to add any salt to the chili outside of what goes into the meatballs. Start saving time and money in your kitchen with these easy family-friendly recipes, packed with flavor.

Add the garlic, chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper and cook, stirring often, for 1 minute. Incorporating different combinations of different ingredients can help you come up with a taste that only your recipe can create. You could make fresh baked cheddar-jalapeno bread, or pepperjack, or garlic, so many options to accompany this amazing chicken chili.

Another way to come up with a chili recipe of your own is to ask your family and friends how they prefer to cook their chili. It is a good idea to read though a whole bunch of different chili recipes to see what sounds good to you. This fall recipe gives variations for Slow Cooker Chicken Chili as well as a spicier Chipotle Chicken Chili.

In a large pot, add in the tomatoes, onion, white beans, chili beans, taco seasoning, ranch dressing mix and cook over medium heat. Add the chicken stock, a little at a time into the pot and slowly stir the ingredients together until smooth (no lumps of flour remaining).