Mama’s Homemade Chili


Mama’s Homemade Chili – The Perfect Comfort Food

Fall is my favorite time of year and with Fall comes delicious comfort foods! There is nothing like sitting down with the family at dinner time and having a heartwarming meal. This recipe for Mama’s Homemade Chili is sure to warm not only your hearts but also your bellies.

The best thing about this seasoning mix, other than the taste šŸ˜‰ ) is that it doesn’t have any unnecessary ingredients unlike the packaged mixes. It’s also cheaper, too!


Homemade Chili Mix Homemade Chili Mix


I use not only green peppers but red peppers in my chili to make it colorful.

 Chili Ingredients


Chili Ingredients



Chili Ingredients

Once it starts simmering it lets off an aroma that fills the whole house.

Simmering Chili


 This chili tastes great with sour cream, cheese, or my husband’s favorite – peanut butter crackers!                               Homemade Chili


Make sure to check out my other great recipes for other great ideas!


Mama's Homemade Chili

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 4


Homemade Chili Seasoning Mix

Ingredients for Chili

  • 1 lb lean ground beef drained
  • 1 16 oz can dark red kidney beans drained
  • 1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes we use the green pepper, celery, and onion variety
  • 1 green pepper diced
  • 1 red pepper diced


  • Make Homemade Chili Seasoning Mixture and set aside.
  • Cook beef until no longer pink and drain.
  • Add in diced peppers, tomatoes, and onions and stir.
  • Mix in tomatoes and chili seasoning mix.
  • Simmer on low for about an hour or until vegetables are the desired texture. Stir frequently to prevent sticking.


Mamas Homemade Chili
Serve with sour cream, cheese, or a side of peanut butter crackers. Enjoy!
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