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Best Chili Recipes, From Slow Cooker to Cincinnati

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These chilis will keep you warm during the cold winter
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Many of us have a certain image in our heads when we think about chili. You might be picturing beans, ground beef, tomatoes, cheese and sour cream. But depending on what region of the country you are in, chili will look and taste different. However, there is one thing chili will always be no matter where you go — a warm and hearty dish for you and your family to enjoy during a cool fall or winter night. Here are some of the best chili recipes you can make at home.

Pork and White Bean Chili

Pork and White Bean Chili
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Although this might not be your typical chili because it’s made with white beans, the many ingredients in this recipe spice it up to make it a satisfying dish.

For the Pork and White Bean Chili recipe, click here.

Chicken Parm Chili

Chicken Parm Chili
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This one-pot meal is for the nights you are craving chicken Parmesan but do not want to go through the hassle of making the complicated dish. It will still come out as a delicious chicken recipe for a busy weeknight

For the Chicken Parm Chili recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Chili

Slow Cooker Chili
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Slow cookers are always a nice option to make sure you get a tasty home-cooked meal. Just toss all your ingredients in your slow cooker and let it do the work.

For the Slow Cooker Chili recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Chili Beef ‘n Pasta

Slow Cooker Chili Beef ‘n Pasta
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If you have any leftover pasta, this slow cooker chili option is perfect for you to make for your family.

For the Slow Cooker Chili Beef ‘n Pasta recipe, click here.

Chicken Chili with Black Beans and Corn

Chicken Chili with Black Beans and Corn
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If you are expecting a crowd for game day, this chili dish will get the job done. 

For the Chicken Chili with Black Beans and Corn recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Vegetarian Chili

Instant Pot Vegetarian Chili
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When made in your Instant Pot, this dish will not only be quick and easy to make but also perfect for those sticking to a vegetarian diet.

For the Instant Pot Vegetarian Chili recipe, click here.

Bears Chili

Bears Chili
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This warm chili is served at Soldier Field, the home of the Chicago Bears — the most popular NFL team in Illinois. It’s perfect if you’re trying to keep yourself warm during the cold winter months.

For the Bears Chili recipe, click here.

Three Bean Chili

Three Bean Chili
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You get three times the beans with this dish. The recipe calls for a mix of black beans, kidney beans and Great Northern beans.

For the Three Bean Chili recipe, click here.

Turkey Pumpkin Chili

Turkey Pumpkin Chili
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Spooky season is coming, and with that in mind, why not make as many pumpkin meals as you can? This dish doesn’t take long to prepare and is perfect for when you are done trick-or-treating.

For the Turkey Pumpkin Chili recipe, click here.

Cincinnati Chili

Cincinnati Chili
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This Midwestern dish can be served with spaghetti and grated cheese topped over it. 

For the Cincinnati Chili recipe, click here.

Three Bean Vegetarian Chili

Three Bean Vegetarian Chili
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This chili is vegetarian, but it’s still packed with flavor and protein.

For the Three Bean Vegetarian Chili recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Beef Chili

Instant Pot Beef Chili
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If you are trying to get rid of ingredients you already have in your pantry, this beef chili is perfect, and it won’t take long to make.

For the Instant Pot Beef Chili recipe, click here.

Texas No-Bean Chili

Texas No-Bean Chili
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If it has Texas in the title, you know it’s going to be different. This Texas chili recipe is made with no beans, which is one of the weirdest fun food facts about Texas

For the Texas No-Bean Chili recipe, click here.

Leftover Turkey Chili

Leftover Turkey Chili
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You can use your leftover turkey from Thanksgiving to make this meal. It’ll warm you up quickly because it’s easy to prepare and cook. 

For the Leftover Turkey Chili recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Chicken and Bean Chili

Slow Cooker Chicken and Bean Chili
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With just 10 minutes of preparation, you can have this chili recipe on your dinner table. One of the best slow cooker chicken recipes, it’s filled with proteins and the beans cook beautifully in the slow cooker.

For the Slow Cooker Chicken and Bean Chili recipe, click here.

Easy Chili Pizza

Easy Chili Pizza
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If you are tired of having the same takeout pizza from your favorite pizza chains, make this dish that combines pizza and chili. 

For the Easy Chili Pizza recipe, click here.

Hearty Chili Roni

Hearty Chili Roni
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Chilli is an unexpected ingredient that goes well with pasta. This dish is very easy to prepare and can be a simple weeknight dinner for your family. 

For the Hearty Chili Roni recipe, click here.

Touchdown Chili

Touchdown Chili
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You can score with this chili recipe. It has only six ingredients and takes less than 30 minutes to make, meaning you can have it on your dinner table in no time. 

For the Touchdown Chili recipe, click here.

All American Chili

All American Chili
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Nothing special about this dish — it’s just a classic American recipe your family will love. 

For the All American Chili recipe, click here.

White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili
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Unlike your typical ground beef chili, this dish instead calls for chicken. Nonetheless, it will still satisfy your taste buds.

For the White Chicken Chili recipe, click here.

Weeknight Chili

Weeknight Chili
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In just a couple of quick steps, you can have this chili recipe on your dinner table in minutes without having to put in too much effort.

For the Weeknight Chili recipe, click here.

Tortilla Chicken Chili

Tortilla Chicken Chili
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The addition of tortilla chips in this chicken chili recipe makes the dish an ideal meal for you and your guests to enjoy on a game day.

For the Tortilla Chicken Chili recipe, click here.

Chunky Chicken Chili

Chunky Chicken Chili
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You’ll get a fair share of chicken with this chili recipe. The name of this dish keeps true to its word by including huge pieces of chicken. 

For the Chunky Chicken Chili recipe, click here.

Spicy Quick-Fix Chili

Spicy Quick-Fix Chili
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Not all chilis are spicy, but this one is. It calls for a healthy helping of chili powder. 

For the Spicy Quick Fix Chili recipe, click here.

Skillet Sauce Chili

Skillet Sauce Chili
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Pull out your cast-iron skillet for this chili recipe. The skillet sauce adds robust flavors to chili in one easy package.

For the Skillet Sauce Chili recipe, click here.

Korean BBQ Chili

Korean BBQ Chili
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Liven up the flavors of your typical chili with traditional Korean ingredients such as soy sauce, rice vinegar, garlic, ginger and ground red pepper.

For the Korean BBQ Chili recipe, click here.

Texas Style Cocoa Chili

Texas Style Cocoa Chili
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Because it’s Texas-style, there are no beans in this chili. There is an interesting ingredient, however: unsweetened cocoa powder. It will add a new dimension to your chili. 

For the Texas Style Cocoa Chili recipe, click here.

Gluten-Free Chicken and Corn Chili

Gluten-Free Chicken and Corn Chili
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If you’re trying to live a gluten-free lifestyle, this is the chili for you. 

For the Gluten-Free Chicken and Corn Chili recipe, click here.

Southwest White Chili

Southwest White Chili
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Most times, chili is anything but white. But with the ingredients included in this recipe, it will come out that way. 

For the Southwest White Chili recipe, click here.

South of the Border Chicken Chili

South of the Border Chicken Chili
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