Posted October 13, 2005 by Nick Lindauer in Recipes

Chili Recipe: Nick’s No Name Chili

No name chilibecause I’ve never named it. It’s just the basic chili that I’ve learned to make over the years. Here’s the general recipe, I’ve never wrote it down, it just sort of happens.

No Name Chili Recipe:

2-3lbs of beef (cubed)
1 white onion, chopped up
1/2 head of garlic chopped uo
3-5 Habaneros – Red Savinas if you got em
1 Can tomato sauce
Cayenne Powder
Chili Powder
1 Can Kidney Beans
1 Can Black Beans


Sour Cream
Green Onions
Shredded cheddar


Step 1: Prep

Cubed Beef
Cube your beef.

Peppers and Onions
Chop up your habaneros, onions and garlic. Saute till soft.

Step 2: Saute

Cooking Beef and Onion
Add the beef to the pan, cook till browned.

Step 3: Cook & Boil

Cooked Beef
Once the beef is browned, add water, tomato sauce and seasonings.

Tomato Sauce

Step 4: Slow Cook

cooked Chili

With Beans
Add a bit more water and slow cook 1-2 hours. Add beans 45 minutes before chili is done.

Step 5: Finished Chili

Finished Chili
Here’s the finished product. Not too thick, not too runny and with plenty of heat.

Nick Lindauer

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