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Howard Family Chili recipe, as seen on Taste of

Howard Family Chili

  • Author: Steve Gordon
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 6 - 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Main Dish, Beef
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American


Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making this delicious, meaty Chili. It’s lightly seasoned, so everyone can add the heat and toppings they desire. The whole family will love this one, and it’s so quick and easy to make. We’re sharing a special recipe from some new friends that will be a hit for your next get together, large or small.



  • 2 lbs. Ground Chuck
  • 3 medium size yellow onions, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Black Pepper
  • Sauer’s Chili Powder, or Seasoning Mix, to taste
  • 1 15.5 oz. Hanover Light Red Kidney Beans
  • 1 15 oz Hunts Tomato Sauce


  1. Place a medium sauce pot over Medium heat on stove top.
  2. Add chopped onions and ground chuck.
  3. Allow meat and onions to cook thoroughly, stirring often.
  4. Add salt.
  5. Add black pepper.
  6. Add chili powder.
  7. Stir ingredients well to mix seasonings.
  8. Add tomato sauce, let simmer about 10 minutes.
  9. Add kidney beans.
  10. Stir again to combine all ingredients.
  11. REDUCE heat and simmer 20-30 minutes, stirring often to prevent sticking.
  12. Serve warm and Enjoy!


Chili may be served with sour cream, corn chips, diced tomatoes, and cheese, as desired. Recipe courtesy of Rob and Ilean Howard

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