Written by zakrezki1

While this chili is absolutely delicious, I’ve since posted my favorite chili recipe ever. It’s the time I make it all fall and winter long, so I invite you to check it out!


Wendy's Chili copycat made with kidney beans, onions, chilis, bell peppers and tomatoes with a spicy chili powder and cumin spices. The perfect copycat!

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 1 hr 20 mins
Total: 1 hr 35 mins
Servings: 10
Yield: 10 servings


° 2 pounds beef fresh ground
° 1 liter tomato juice 1 (29 oz) …
° 1 can tomato (15 ounces)
° can red kidney beans, drained 1 (15 ounce)
° can beans, drainer 1
° 1 onion, chop (about 1 1/2 cups)
° 1/2 cup celery cut into cubes
° 1/4 cup green pepper, cut into cubes
° 1/4 cup chili powder (use less for mild chili)
° 1 teaspoon ground cumin (use more for true flavor)
° 1 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
° 1 teaspoon salt
° 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
° 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
° 1/2 teaspoon sugar
° 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • In a large skillet, brown the minced meat. Filter the fat.
  • Place the beef and remaining ingredients in a 6-quart saucepan.
  • Cover the pot and allow the chilies to simmer for 1 to 1½ hours, stirring every 15 minutes.

Enjoy !

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Note :

To adjust the heat, feel free to add cayenne pepper. The real chili has more beans in it, so you could just double the amount above.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 326 calories; protein 22.6g; carbohydrates 28.8g; fat 14.8g; cholesterol 55.1mg; sodium 1521mg.

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