The winning recipe from the 2014 World's Championship Chili Cookoff is made with 3 pounds of cubed beef, 28 ounces of beef broth, 8 ounces of tomato sauce and an assortment of spices. Called Yakity Yak Ranch chili by its creator, Mike Stevens, this recipe simmers for about three hours.Continue Reading
Stevens' award-winning recipe simmers with a blend of 12 special spices, along with a pierced jalapeño pepper. During the last 30 minutes of cooking, a second blend of nine seasonings is added to the pot.
Jamie Deen's award-winning chili recipe uses ground beef, Italian sausage, black beans, kidney beans and pinto beans. It also contains onions, bell peppers, tomato paste, 42 ounces of diced tomatoes and a 12-ounce bottle of beer. This chili simmers for about two hours and can be topped with shredded cheese, sour cream and/or chopped green onions.
A great vegetarian chili recipe combines the hearty texture of wheat berries and beans with carrots, corn and bell pepper for a healthy, satisfying meal. This recipe cooks four to eight hours in a slow-cooker, but the wheat berries must be soaked overnight. The vegetable mixture cooks in a sauce of crushed tomatoes and tomato puree with garlic, cumin and oregano, and the chili can be served with cheddar cheese, tortilla chips, sour cream and hot sauce.Learn more about Cooking