Kitchen Sink Chili

Kitchen Sink Chili - DimesandDonuts.com

Everything but the kitchen sink, chiliThis chili was originally created by my future sister in law while she was living in a fraternity house. She needed something cheap, quick, and easy that would feed a lot of people. You can make this so many different ways using whatever ingredients you have on hand. For this recipe, I used ground beef but you could use ground turkey, chicken, sausage, chorizo, etc. It makes a large batch that can be kept for a long time and it even freezes well.

Kitchen Sink Chili - DimesandDonuts.com

Kitchen Sink Chili - DimesandDonuts.com

Ingredients

1 pound ground beef
1 can tomato paste
1 can tomato sauce
1 can pizza sauce – This is not necessary, just added for extra flavor.
1 can whole plum tomatoes
1 can diced tomatoes
1 can kidney beans
1 can pinto beans
1 can black beans
1.5 cup mushrooms
1.5 cup diced yellow onion
1.5 cup diced green pepper
1 Jalapeño – I took the seeds out
1 tablespoon cilantro – I am approximating here, add to taste.
1 tablespoon fresh garlic – Again, to taste.
2 teaspoons Montreal steak seasoning
2 teaspoons chili powder
2 teaspoons paprika
2 teaspoons smoked paprika
2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
2 teaspoons oregano
2 dashes Worcestershire sauce

Optional for serving:
Sour cream
Cheese

Kitchen Sink Chili - DimesandDonuts.com

Kitchen Sink Chili - DimesandDonuts.com

Kitchen Sink Chili - DimesandDonuts.com

Directions

Dump all of your tomato based products into a large pot. Some of the larger tomatoes may need to be broken up. Add in your dry spices and stir. While your tomatoes are warming up, you can rinse off your beans, and dice all the veggies. Once you have chopped all of your veggies, sauté them with butter (or any other ingredient you choose) and garlic until slightly cooked. I only slightly cook them because they will continue cooking in with your tomato sauce and no one likes soggy veggies. Once they have been sautéd dump them into your tomato spice mixture. While my veggies soak in my tomato mixture, I brown my ground beef with a bit of Montreal steak seasoning. Once it has been throughly cooked, dump it into your pot with the tomatoes and veggies. Bring your chili to a boil, drop the temperature, add in cilantro to taste (optional) and serve. It’s that easy!

The whole process is super quick, the most time consuming part is chopping all of your veggies. When I am finished I like to add a dollop (okay, let’s be real, a huge scoop of sour cream) and some cheese. It would also be tasty served with a slice of bread.

This recipe is so versatile, the possibilities with chili are endless. Baked potatoes, fries, hot dogs, rice, cornbread, make a dip, etc.

Kitchen Sink Chili - DimesandDonuts.com

Kitchen Sink Chili - DimesandDonuts.com

Enjoy! Let me know if it you give it a try!

Christine-real-thingy

  • MB

    Ok, what time is dinner? :-P ;-)

    • http://DimesandDonuts.com Christine

      Anytime you want! :) There’s a small sized pool worth of leftovers haha!

  • http://www.sweetsimpleday.com sweetsimpleday

    Wow~~ it looks so yummy Christine!!! Thanks for the recipe!!
    I will try this one day. I’ll make sure to bookmark this page.
    Xoxo

    http://www.sweetsimpleday.com

    • http://DimesandDonuts.com Christine

      It really is! And so easy to modify to your own taste! xx

  • http://www.purecomplex.com K / Pure & Complex

    Okay, I am definitely hungry right now lol. This chili looks amazing. I don’t even care that it’s spring, I would so eat this right now.

    Kay of Pure & Complex
    http://www.purecomplex.com

    • http://DimesandDonuts.com Christine

      Thank you, Kay! Haha it is definitely worth trying, it was 80 degrees when we had it for dinner last night!

  • http://www.littlemissfashionqueen.blogspot.com Claire

    Yummy! I’m waiting for my husband to get home so we can grab dinner and this is making my mouth water!

    God bless,
    XO, Claire
    http://www.littlemissfashionqueen.blogspot.com

    • http://DimesandDonuts.com Christine

      Glad you enjoyed the post, hope you had something yummy for dinner! :)

  • http://www.laurajaneatelier.com Laura Mitbrodt

    Yummy this looks so good and healthy
    xo
    http://www.laurajaneatelier.com

    • http://DimesandDonuts.com Christine

      I believe it is, unless you’re like me and have a little too many portions! :) Thanks for stopping by.

  • http://goldcoastgirlblog.com Samantha

    I love chili and this recipe looks AMAZING! I’ll have to give it a try. Thanks for sharing!
    ~Samantha
    http://goldcoastgirlblog.com

    • http://DimesandDonuts.com Christine

      Thank you, Samantha! Let me know how it turns out!

  • http://simplythechiclife.wordpress.com Madison

    Oh my goodness, this sounds so good, I know what I am making this weekend!
    Xoxo
    http://simplythechiclife.wordpress.com

    • http://DimesandDonuts.com Christine

      If you end up making it, let me know how it turns our for you! :)

  • http://www.vanessasrunway.com Vanessa

    yum!! I love a good bowl of chili and leftovers are the best. Thanks for sharing:)

    http://www.vanessasrunway.com

    • http://DimesandDonuts.com Christine

      Yes, they are! :)

  • http://www.whatwouldvwear.net Vanessa

    Christine, this looks amazing! You are an amazing cook!
    xoxo, Vanessa
    http://www.whatwouldvwear.net

    • http://DimesandDonuts.com Christine

      I try! Thank you, Vanessa!

  • http://www.style-wire.com Elissa (@style_wire)

    Love an easy weeknight meal like chili! Your recipe looks delish!

    xo
    Style Wire

    • http://DimesandDonuts.com Christine

      Me too! Thank you, Elissa. Thanks for stopping by.

  • http://www.wishesandreality.com Wishes & Reality

    I love the addition of mushrooms! Looks super yummy.

    Heidi
    http://www.wishesandreality.com

    • http://DimesandDonuts.com Christine

      Thank you, Heidi! :)

  • http://www.bstyledbyjean.com jean dalida

    wooooooooah! Loook so yummeeeeeh!

    • http://DimesandDonuts.com Christine

      Thank you! Thanks for stopping by, Jean!