Beef Chili Recipe – How to Make Homemade Chili



Hey guys, today I’m sharing my recipe for the best ever beef chili, it’s easy and full of flavor. I love eating my beef chili with cornbread or tortilla chips, yum!!!


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2 Tbsp cooking oil
1 lb ground beef
1 medium onion, diced
1 red bell pepper, diced
2 gloves of garlic, minced
1 tsp salt, or to taste
Black pepper, to taste
3 Tbsp tomato paste
1-1/2 Tbsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp pepper flakes or cayenne pepper, optional
1 (14oz) can petite diced tomatoes
1 (14oz) can beef broth
1 (15oz) can kidney beans, drained

Shredded cheddar cheese
Sour cream
Green onion

1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium high heat. Add beef and cook until mostly browned, breaking it up as you go, 2-3 minutes.

2. Add onion, bell pepper, garlic, salt and pepper, cook for about 3 minutes, until onion is translucent.

3. Add tomato paste, chili powder, cumin, oregano, onion powder, garlic powder, and pepper flakes. Cook until the tomato paste is well blended with the beef, about 1 minute.

4. Add can of petite tomatoes (with juice), beef broth and kidney beans, stir together and bring to simmer then turn down to medium low to simmer gently.

5. Cook for 1h 30m to 2h stirring occasionally, until the sauce thickens. Adjust seasoning. Serve with your favorite chili toppings.


  1. Why is that everything you make seems so simple to make and well explained ? Lol I have seen many recipes chili recipes and yours by far makes me feel confident on making it on my own! Thank you!! You are the best! ❤️❤️

  2. Hey Jonny! That chili turned out delicious! The overall presentation was really good as well! Haven't eaten chili in a long time.

  3. First, love your intro! And your chili recipe looks delicious and so easy to make. Sour cream and cheese is a must, lol.

  4. Johnny your chili looks good. I love chili. Do you like pancake. I've been looking for a good recipe for pancake from scratch. Can you do a pancake video. You are my favorite chef. Keep it coming.

  5. Yummmmmm, I know how this tastes because that is exactly the way I make it. When the weather turns cold, this will always nourish you and warm you up. Quick, easy and delicious comfort food. Thanks Jonny.

  6. Yummy!!!! I believe I'll make this recipe today Jonny because it's cold and rainy and dreary today, and I know it's going to be good! 🙂 🙂 I most definitely have to give this a thumbs up 🙂 🙂 as far as that goes, I give all of your videos a thumbs up 🙂 🙂 Have a great day Jonny 🙂

  7. I was about to make chilli for tonight ! But youre recepie is way better than mine im going to try yours out thanks soooo much . Looked soooo good.

  8. Hi Jonny your chili looks so good. I hope all is well with you in school my classes are driving me crazy lol. Have a wonderful day god bless you always be safe.

  9. Chili is my go-to cool weather food, but I've never made it from scratch. Now I have no excuse, lol. I like mine with pintos and those little bitty oyster crackers. Thanks for sharing another winner!