Sunday is the first day of fall, which means we’re getting ready for sweaters, hot chocolate, pumpkins, and COMFORT FOOD. When the weather starts getting cooler, I love a good bowl of potato or taco soup, some beef stew, and of course, chili!
This is my grandma’s recipe and it’s so good! My son doesn’t like beans so I spoon out a portion for him before adding the chili beans to the pot and he loves it. We like to pile on some Fritos and top it with shredded cheddar cheese!
You will need:
2 lbs. ground beef
1 small white onion, chopped
2 stalks of celery, chopped
4 TBSP Flour
2 TBSP Chili powder
2 TBSP Vinegar
1 tsp. Sugar
salt/pepper to taste
3 cans of tomato sauce (8 oz.)
2 cans of chili beans (I use mild, but feel free to use what you like)
½ cup Water
In a large pot cook meat, onion, and celery. Drain and return to pot. With the heat off add flour, chili powder, vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper. Mix well. Turn heat on medium and add tomato sauce, water, and beans (do not drain). Mix well and heat through. Turn heat to low and allow to simmer until ready to serve.
You can easily convert this into a crockpot meal. Just brown the meat and toss all the ingredients into the pot. Cook on high for 2-3 hours or low for 4-6 hours.
I like to serve it with corn muffins or cinnamon rolls for dessert!
What’s your favorite fall comfort food? Share in the comments!