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Bears Chili

What to order at historic Soldier Field
Bears Chili
Photo courtesy of Aramark

This hearty chili is served at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois, home of the Chicago Bears. It's a savory mix of ground beef, beans, and spices and was created by Senior Executive Chef Erin Wishon.

Recipe courtesy of Aramark

Ready in
55 m
10 m
(prepare time)
45 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


  • 2 Tablespoons Oil
  • 3 Ounces Onion, diced
  • 2 Tablespoons Garlic, minced
  • 2 Pounds Ground beef
  • 3 Ounces Flour
  • 2 Teaspoons Cumin
  • 2 Teaspoons Chili Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Oregano
  • 5 Ounces Beef broth
  • 5 Ounces Fresh tomato, diced
  • 5 Ounces Tomato sauce
  • 1 Ounce Chipotle peppers, in sauce, chopped
  • 6 Ounces Kidney beans
  • 6 Ounces Great Northern beans


Heat pan, add oil and diced onions. Sauté onions until translucent. Add garlic & ground beef. Cook to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F. Drain the beef mixture in a colander.

Once fully drained, add beef mixture back to the pan and dust with flour. Stir the flour into the beef until coated and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add cumin, chili powder & oregano – incorporate thoroughly.

Pour beef broth into mixture and stir until well incorporated Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, chopped chipotles, and beans to the mix. Simmer for 30 minutes.

Serve with tortilla chips, shredded cheddar cheese, and sour cream.