Wendy’s Chili






This Wendy’s Chili recipe is a perfect copycat version for any Wendy’s chili lover. A great dish to curl up with by the fire for dinner.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds fresh ground beef
  • 1 quart tomato juice 1 (29-ounce) …
  • can tomato purée 1 (15-ounce)
  • can red kidney beans, drained 1 (15-ounce)
  • can pinto beans, drained 1
  • medium-large onion, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chili powder (use less for milder chili)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin (use more for real flavor)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons 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

How to make it :

  • In a large skillet, brown the ground beef. Drain off the fat.
  • Put the beef and the remaining ingredients in a 6-quart pot.
  • Cover the pot and let the chili simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, stirring every 15 minutes. You can also cook this in a slow cooker on low for 3 to 4 hours.