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Comfort Food Chili Recipes

Serve a crowd-pleasing meal with these comfort food chili recipes, including turkey chili, sweet chili, ground beef chili, bean chili and more.

Rootin'-Tootin' Cincinnati Chili

Rootin'-Tootin' Cincinnati Chili

Rootin'-Tootin' Cincinnati Chili

Yes, there's root beer in this spicy chili, and it adds a nice touch of sweetness. Serve over spaghetti and let everyone add their own favorite toppings. —Holly Gomez, Seabrook, New Hampshire

Slow-Cooked White Bean Chili

Slow-Cooked White Bean Chili

Slow-Cooked White Bean Chili

My friend Caroline Gray and I came up with this delicious slow-cooked chicken chili. It's unusual because it calls for Alfredo sauce. —Cindi Mitchell, St. Marys, Kansas

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili

My whole family enjoys this chili, but my daughter especially loves it. I like to make it because it's so easy and very flavorful. —Joy Pendley, Ortonville, Michigan
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25-Minute Turkey Chili

25-Minute Turkey Chili

25-Minute Turkey Chili

This is a nice change of pace from traditional beef chili, offering a whole different set of flavors to enjoy. I like to serve cheddar cheese bread on the side. You can also serve the chili over rice. —Traci K Wynne, Denver, Pennsylvania

Black Bean-Tomato Chili

 Black Bean-Tomato Chili

Black Bean-Tomato Chili

My daughter Kayla saw a black bean chili while watching a cooking show and called me about it because it looked so good. We messed with our own recipe until we got this easy winner. —Lisa Belcastro, Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts

Three-Bean Veggie Chili

Three-Bean Veggie Chili

Three-Bean Veggie Chili

I adapted a recipe that my sister gave me to suit my family's tastes. The texture of the bulgur makes it a good meat substitute. Since I find that it's even better the next day, I recommend making it a day ahead.

Hearty Beef & Bean Chili

Hearty Beef & Bean Chili

Hearty Beef & Bean Chili

The slow cooker makes this chili ideal for entertaining. A few minutes of prep and then it cooks away while you can attend to other party details. Your guests will really enjoy this nicely seasoned hearty dish.—Jan Wagner-Cuda, Deer Park, Washington

Hearty Tex-Mex Chili

Hearty Tex-Mex Chili

Hearty Tex-Mex Chili

I dreamed up this hearty chili with a Tex-Mex twist 25 years ago. It’s still everyone’s favorite and the go-to recipe in our family cookbook.—Martha B. Hook, Dallas, Texas

Tex-Mex Chili with a Cincinnati Twist

Tex-Mex Chili with a Cincinnati Twist

Tex-Mex Chili with a Cincinnati Twist

“My husband grew up in Cincinnati, where chili is served over spaghetti, and I grew up in the South. This family-pleaser is a mingling of both worlds”…and a great way to make a meal go further. —Stephanie Rabbitt-Schappacher, West Chester, Ohio

Pumpkin Turkey Chili

Pumpkin Turkey Chili

Pumpkin Turkey Chili

I love pumpkin and my husband loves chili. This is a dish that I have been able to combine both loves and we both be happy about it. It has also become a big hit with the rest of my family and they are constantly requesting it. —Catherine Walmsley, Phoenix, Arizona

Sweet Potato Chili

Sweet Potato Chili

Sweet Potato Chili

This recipe was created with friends when we lived in rainy Seattle. There's nothing better than a bowl of chili on a cold day. Sweet potatoes may be left out, but they are the secret ingredient that makes this chili fabulous. —Jonell Tempero, Omaha, Nebraska
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