15 top chili recipes
By Tasia Rivero
recipes by The Canadian Living Test Kitchen
Looking for a great chili recipe? Whether you like your chili chunky and meaty, slow-cooked, or veggie-only, this collection of mouth-watering chili recipes will meet all your palate's desires.
- Marvellous Mac 'N Cheese
- Lentil Soup
- Beans, Beans, The Musical Fruit Wraps
- Breakfast in a Cookie
- Big Batch Buttermilk Pancakes
- Cheese Biscuits
- Macaroni Dish
- Granola Bars
- Apricot Honey Oatmeal
- Cinnamon Munchie Mix
- Fish Tacos With Mango-Avocado Salsa
- Steak Tacos With Pebre Salsa
- Lemongrass Chicken Tacos
- Lemony Penne With Chicken and Artichokes
- Orange-Glazed Pork Chops With Hazelnut Green Beans
- Farfalle With Prosciutto and Olives
- Shrimp With Edamame Succotash
- Linguine With Tuna and Mushrooms
- Berry Charlotte
- Spaghetti With Amatriciana Sauce
From versions tradicional (Chunky Chili con Carne), to new-school interpretations (Eat-the-Bowl Rainbow Chili), nothing beats this hearty dish when you're hungry. Explore our best chili recipes and find a new favourite among these great recipes created by The Canadian Living Test Kitchen.
Vegetarian Tofu Chili
This is a great way to introduce tofu to skeptical family members. Extra-firm tofu cubes don't fall apart when you fry them. You can top each serving ...
Chunky Chili con Carne
Chili without beans is as traditional as the popular bean-and-beef combo. But add pinto or red kidney beans (one 19-oz/540 mL can, drained and rinsed)...
A lighter-style chili from your slow cooker.
Turkey Black Bean Chili
A one-pot chili recipe perfect for families on-the-run. this recipe is lightened up with ground turkey in place of beef.
Slow Cooker Pork and Black Bean Chili
A mouth-watering, weeknight meal that's made easier by having your slow cooker do all the work.
Black Bean Chili with Avocado Salsa
In large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook onions, garlic, carrots, jalapeno pepper, chili powder, cumin, oregano and salt, sti...
Field Meal Chili
Chili is a favourite in Joan's household, where a chili ingredient battle rages constantly. Joan prefers a mix of kidney and black beans, but Corey an...
Chunky Chili with Cheddar Cornbread
Cut beef into 1/2-inch (1 cm) cubes. Heat half of the oil over medium-high heat. Brown beef in batches. Remove to bowl....
Chili with Feta in Tortilla Shells
Impress friends and family with delicious chili served in homemade tortilla shell bowls.
Really Good Beef and Bean Chili
You can double this recipe to have enough on hand to simmer up as needed. Serve with our Corn Muffins with Green Onions ...
Slow-Cooked Beef Chili
Since slow-cookers were invented as appliances for making baked beans, chili is a natural fit. Slow-cooking really tenderizes shoulder cuts, creating ...
Eat-the-Bowl Rainbow Chili
When sending this for lunch, wrap the bread bowl separately. Warm the chili in the morning before packing in a vacuum bottle. Then all your child has ...
20-Minute Chicken Chili
Chili works perfectly for a family dinner, and leftovers are great for lunch. Pack some separately with a whole wheat flour tortilla for your child to...
Quick Chunky Chili
Our chili's quick and tasty. Enjoy a bowlful with corn bread or multigrain bread. Substitute less-expensive lean beef such as round steak, if desired,...
Julie Rowe's sweet and lightly spiced chili requires hardly any prep at all. The Rowes enjoy it with a salad and French bread.
Jalapeño, Chicken and White Bean Chili
Boil beans in 4 cups/1 L cold water for 2 minutes; remove from heat, cover and let stand for 1 hour. (Alternatively, soak overnight in cold water.) Dr...
Ground Beef Chili
In Dutch oven or large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook onions and garlic, stirring occasionally, until golden, 8 to 10 minutes....
Chili Pulled Pork
In Dutch oven, heat oil over medium- high heat. Sprinkle pork with 1 tsp (5 mL) of the salt; brown pork all over. Remove to plate. Drain all but 1 tbs...
New Mexican Chili Braised Beef
A Latin American grocery store or fine food shop would have these chilies. Each gives a different flavour: pasilla chilies are hot; anchos are sweet...