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Five Tried and True Chili Recipes

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Few meals are more satisfying to me during the cold winter months than chili. Even better leftover, it’s a staple in our house from October to March.

I prefer to cook my chili in a slow cooker.  You can’t beat the convenience! I also typically use lean ground turkey to keep the recipe on the healthier side- ground beef is a treat around these parts. And it’s personal opinion on how to top your chili.  I prefer a bit of shredded sharp cheddar, sour cream/plain greek yogurt, and diced red onion. Here are my five favorite varieties- I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!

Dragon’s Breath Chili

chili with french fries

A spicy chili that’s amped up with ground sausage, this one is sure to please.

Barbeque Chicken Chili

BBQ Chicken Chili in white mug with spoon

I have never been disappointed with a recipe from Skinny Taste and this one is no exception! This is slightly sweet but strangely familiar. If you’re not worried about the “skinny” factor you can replace the chicken with beef.

White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili

Photo Source: Taste of Home

A great alternative to “red” chili, this white chicken chili offers a nice change while still remaining a hearty and warm meal. (I like to add corn to this recipe.)

Turkey Pumpkin Chili

Pumpkin chili in a bowl with plate and spoon

The pumpkin adds a subtle sweetness to the spiced-up chili recipe- not to mention it amps up the nutrition!

Pork Chili Verde

a bowl of pork chili verde

Definitely the most “unique” recipe in this list- but worth trying! The effort pays off here- I promise you will not be disappointed!

Chili Recipes

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