Chili… that ultimate bowl of comfort for frosty nights. Paired up with some nice cornbread, you’ve got a hearty and flavorful meal the whole family will love.
With fall just around the corner, we have compiled a list of delicious and easy Chili Recipes from GypsyPlate and around the internet to stir up your appetite.
Here you’ll find classic chili variations as well as some new unique recipes like Mexican street corn chili, creamy white crab chili and butternut squash chili.
So grab a giant pot (or in some cases, your slow cooker or instant pot), and cook your way through this delicious collection of chili recipes. You just might find your new favorite!
The Best Chili Recipes:
1. Ultimate Chili
We’re starting our list with one of our favorite chili recipes. This giant batch of Ultimate Chili is loaded with three types of meat and three types of beans. Go ahead and have seconds, there will still be plenty for leftovers!
2. White Bean Turkey Chili
This hearty and satisfying White Bean Turkey Chili is a great use for your leftover turkey. The sausage takes it over the top. No turkey leftovers? Try it with rotisserie chicken!
3. Smoky Chipotle Chili
Wrapping up our list, this rich and hearty Chipotle Chili will keep you warm on frosty winter nights. It’s packed with the flavors you expect in a chili, but with the added bonus of chipotles in adobo sauce for that extra depth of smokiness.
4. Vegetarian Black Bean Chili
Quick, easy, healthy… this vegetarian black bean chili, based on Panera’s black bean soup, whips up in half hour or less. It’s a great meatless option for busy weeknights.
5. Slow Cooker Pork Chili
Slow Cooker Pork Chili is a super flavorful and super hearty dish featuring melt in your mouth pork. It also has pinto beans, corn, cilantro and lime to give it a Southwest flair.
6. Easy Ground Beef Chili
This Easy Ground Beef Chili whips up in only 30 minutes, making it a perfect contender for busy weeknights. It’s hearty and delicious and makes 10 servings, so plenty of leftovers!
7. Chicken Chili
If you’re looking for a healthier option that’s still packed with flavor, give this Chicken Chili a try. You can enjoy a big bowl of comfort without any of the guilt!
8. White Chicken Chili
Another great chicken option is this White Chicken Chili. It uses leftover or rotisserie chicken, cannellini beans and corn and has a creamy, flavorful broth. YUMMM.
9. 15 Bean Slow Cooker Chili
This 15 (yes, 15!) Bean Slow Cooker Chili is one of our favorite weeknight meals. A quick browning of the meat, then throw everything in the slow cooker. You’ll come home to the inviting aromas of this hearty chili.
10. Moroccan Lamb Chili
If you want to try something with an exotic twist, this Moroccan Lamb Chili is a real winner. It has ground lamb, chick peas, sweet potatoes and Moroccan harissa paste, along with some of the usual chili suspects. The flavors all blend together beautifully.
11. Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Chili
Here’s another great crockpot recipe for those lazy days… Butternut Squash Chili with ground turkey is another great make ahead meal that only takes 15 minutes of prep time and is loaded with flavor.
12. Chili Verde
If you’ve never tried Chili Verde, or green chili, you’re missing out big time. It gets it’s color from green chiles and enchilada sauce and is loaded with melt in your mouth tender pork that cooks low and slow. So good.
13. Sunday Chili
This Sunday Chili is one big pot of deliciousness. Think of your favorite classic chili then add a special ingredient… bacon! Everything is better with bacon, right?
14. Slow Cooker Vegetarian Quinoa Chili
If you want your traditional chili flavors without the meat, this Slow Cooker Vegetarian Quinoa Chili is the way to go. It replaces the meat with quinoa. This may be the easiest recipe you’ve ever cooked. You literally just stir all the ingredients into the crock pot and turn it on!
15. Mexican Street Corn Chicken Chili
If you’re all swept up in the Mexican Street Corn craze, this chili is a MUST. It combines the flavors of your favorite elote with a creamy white chicken chili. Delicious!
16. Black Eyed Pea Chili
Give your chili a Southern twist with this awesome Black Eyed Pea Chili. It has all your familiar flavors along with the uniqueness of black eyed peas. You’re going to love this one!
17. The Best Instant Pot Chili
Want to play with your new favorite kitchen gadget? This Instant Pot Chili is super easy and cooks up in a flash compared to stove top or slow cooker methods. In about an hour you’ll have a chili that tastes like it cooked low and slow.
18. Cheesy Black Bean Chili
Here’s one the kids will absolutely love. Instead of putting the cheese on the chili, it goes in the chili. The result is a cheesy masterpiece. Plus, there’s hidden veggies… win, win.
19. Pumpkin Chili
Here’s a great meatless warmer for fall. Pumpkin Chili is loaded with black beans and chick peas and has that pumpkin flavor so many go wild for when the temperatures start to dip.
20. Rajma Masala (Indian Spiced Vegetarian Chili)
Go beyond your basic Southwest flavors with this Rajma Masala, or Indian Chili. Kidney beans and tomatoes are simmered with Indian spices and aromatics. So good.
21. Chili Pot Pie
Chili Pot Pies are a fun twist on the classic combo, chili and cornbread. Here, chili is spooned into individual ramekins, topped with cornbread mixture and baked. What a great idea!
22. Mexican Chorizo Chili
Mexican Chorizo Chili is a flavor packed chili you’re going to love. The chorizo sausage adds so much deliciousness. And it makes a giant batch, so plenty of tasty leftovers!
23. Creamy Chicken Chili
This Creamy Chicken Chili is a super cozy pot. It’s thick and chunky and loaded with warm flavors. Plus, it only takes a few minutes of hands on time. Don’t you love easy recipes?
24. Slow Cooker Italian Chili
If you can’t decide between Italian or chili… how about Italian Chili? This one features ground turkey, Italian sausage, cannellini beans, spinach, marinara sauce and Italian herbs and spices. It’s absolutely delicious!
25. Harissa Turkey Chili
This Harissa Turkey Chili recipe is loaded with ground turkey, chick peas and cannellini beans. Your regular chili seasoning is replaced with harissa paste for an exotic twist. Yum!
26. Cajun Chili
I love New Orleans flavors, and this Cajun Chili is no exception. It’s loaded with chicken, sausage, shrimp and Cajun seasoning. You could almost call it… Jambalaya Chili!
27. Chili Mac
Hearty chili. Gooey mac and cheese. This Chili Mac is to comfort foods in one! And this family friendly one pot meal is on the table in about half an hour. Great weeknight dinner idea!
28. Sweet Chili
Sweet Chili? You bet! This easy recipe takes your regular chili and gives it a hint of sweetness from brown sugar. Great winter warmer!
29. Creamy White Crab Chili
This one is for you seafood lovers. Creamy White Crab Chili is like your favorite cream of crab soup made into chili for with the addition of cannellini beans, pinto beans and jalapeño. YUMMM.
30. Chilled Summer Vegetable Chili
Give you chili a summery twist! This Chilled Summer Vegetable Chili is packed with fresh summer veggies and served chilled. Great lunch for a hot day!
Mmm… which one to cook first? All of these chili recipes are so good, you just might have to cook them all! Let me know which you try first.
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