Mama E’s Chil-E

"Chili automatically makes me think of comfort. This recipe is all about the flavor. It is savory and comes with a kick. Growing up in an Asian household, my parents never made it. Now that I have my own family, I decided I wanted to try making chili from scratch! I was so excited to make it for my kids for the first time. They loved it!"

Prep Time

20 min

Cook Time

45 min

Paired With

Main Protein



Olive oil 1 Tbsp, 1, 1 lbs, 2.5 tbsp, 2 tbsp, 2 tbsp, 2 tbsp, 1/4 tsp, 1.5 tbsp, 1.5 tsp, 1 tsp, 1.5 cup, 16oz, 15 oz, 8 oz, To taste, To taste
Large Onion-diced
Ground Beef (90% lean)
Chili Powder
Ground Cumin
Tomato Paste
Cayenne Pepper
Garlic Powder
Beef broth
Red Kidney Beans (drained)
Diced tomatoes
Tomato Sauce
Green Onion (garnish)
Shredded cheddar cheese (garnish)


1. Heat olive oil in a large pot on med/ high until small bubbles in oil form. Add onion.  Stir for 3 to 5 min. Add ground beef and brown.

2. Add chili powder, Cumin, sugar, tomato paste, garlic powder, salt, pepper, cayenne pepper. Mix.

3. Add broth, can of tomatoes, beans (drained), tomato sauce. Mix.

  • 4. Bring to boil comma then simmer uncovered for about 20 to 25 minutes. Stir occasionally.