The best chili recipes are loaded with flavor and require nothing more than a slice of crusty bread as a side to sop up the hearty soup. Perfect for tailgating, easy Sunday suppers, and quick weeknight meals, these top-rated chili recipes are delicious and, as a bonus, make plenty so that you can portion out lunches for the week. Nothing warms the body and soul like a hearty bowl of chili. Read the recipe reviews and you'll see why these delicious chili recipes are must-make meals. Grab a spoon and enjoy a bowl tonight.
Our Best Chili Recipes
There's a reason this chili has been continuously top rated for over a decade, hitting all the right flavor notes of smoky, savory, and spicy—balanced with a touch of brown sugar. Hot Italian turkey sausage adds seasoning and depth to lean ground sirloin, and fresh jalapeño gives this perfect pot a punch of heat. To take it down a notch you can either seed the chili or leave it out entirely (though we highly recommend the spicy kick). You'll often find a bottle of beer in chili, but this version uses fruity red wine instead, a bold but balanced addition that takes this classic chili over the top. You won't need the full bottle of wine for the recipe, leaving plenty to sip alongside this cozy, soul-soothing bowl.