Chili, Wendy's versionSubmitted by: COOP1578
IntroductionThis is the recipe to make Wendy's chili at home. You can add more black pepper or add cayenne pepper to make it hotter according to your tastes. This is the recipe to make Wendy's chili at home. You can add more black pepper or add cayenne pepper to make it hotter according to your tastes.
2 pounds ground beef (I use lean ground turkey)
One 29-oz can tomato sauce
One 29-oz can kidney beans (with liquid)
One 29-oz can pinto beans (with liquid)
1 cup diced onion (1 medium onion)
1/2 cup diced green chile (2 chiles)
1/4 cup diced celery
3 medium tomatoes, chopped
2 tsp cumin powder
3 tbsp chili powder
1.5 tsp black pepper
2 tsp salt
2 cups water
1. Brown the ground beef or ground turkey in a skillet over medium heat; drain off fat.
2. Using a fork, crumble the cooked beef into pea-size pieces.
3. In a large pot (or roaster) combine the beef plus all the remaining ingredients and bring to a simmer over low heat. Cook, stirring every 15 minutes, for 2-3 hours.
Makes about 12 servings.
Number of Servings: 12
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user COOP1578.