One of the holy grails of Southern stews, beef chili has had a place across every Southern kitchen since the early twentieth century. Originating in Texas, classic beef chili is an irreplaceably hearty dinner that isn’t too hard to make. We’ve expanded upon and updated the classic Tex-Mex original with a few flavorful Southern additions. We’ve compiled our best chili recipes so it’s easy to make the comfort food classic any night of the week. Loaded with savory, simmering ground beef, these vegetable and beef chili recipes are the perfect dinnertime staple. With flavorful ingredients like fire-roasted tomatoes, chunks of tender steak, filling beans, unexpected black-eyed peas, and spicy jalapeno peppers, these mouthwatering beef chilis are some of our best yet. Whip up our quick and easy ground beef chili for a weeknight dinner in a flash, let a pot simmer all day in your slow cooker, or make a huge batch ahead for a crowd-pleasing supper. Top with cheese, tortilla chips, sour cream, and avocados for a delicious bowl of classic Southern comfort food.
We've rounded up our best beef chili recipes that are perfect for almost any occasion. Whether you need a quick and easy weeknight dinner, or you're feeding the whole crowd on game day, we have the perfect recipe for you.