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Chunky Cheddar Chili

Chunky Cheddar Chili


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 lb. can whole tomatoes
  • 15½ oz. can red kidney beans, rinsed, drained
  • 6 oz. can tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • 2 tsps. sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 4 oz. Cheddar cheese, in ½-inch cubes


  1. Brown beef and onion in large skillet; drain excess fat.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, except cheese.
  3. Cover and simmer 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Top with cheese cubes to serve.
  5. Complete the meal with fresh vegetable relish tray, Creamy Cheddar Dip, rolls or bread with butter, and plenty of milk.


Serves 6.

Chunky Cheddar Chili

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Saturday 13th of April 2019

I will use white beans, and short cut with a can of garlic chunky tomato sauce. I add the chili powder, And depending on flavor if it needs sugar. Then I use shredded cheese unless I don’t have time to shred it then I do cube it.

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