Chili is a cool-weather classic. We gathered the best of our chili recipes, with loads of information on great ingredients, appetizing variations, and make-ahead tips. There is red chili, white chili, chicken chili, and vegetarian chili. If you haven't tried any one of these varieties, you'll want to put our recipes to work. Start simple with our slow cooker chili recipes. Toss all the ingredients in your slow cooker before heading out for the day to come home to a ready-to-eat chili supper. For more unique chili variations, try our creative ideas featuring world flavors and distinct ingredients. You'll find coconut-chicken chili, Mediterranean-flavor chili, and vegetarian chili with lentils. We also have suggestions to round out the meal, including salad, corn muffins, and ice cream that pair well with the different types of chili. Most chili recipes include some variety of chile peppers, hot sauce, and spices; use our downloadable guide to learn more and determine which mix of ingredients fits your taste preferences.
Make a meal version out of your favorite spicy appetizer with this jalapeno popper chili recipe featuring ground turkey, bacon, and beans. Give it a few hours in the slow cooker. Or try the pressure cooker to get the job done in about 30 minutes.
Short on time? You can also make this easy chili mac recipe in your Instant Pot! To avoid any chance of cheese burning during cooking, our Test Kitchen recommends saving one cup of the cheese to top-off your chili when it's ready to eat.