Copycat Wendy’s Chili Recipe

There is something about Wendy’s Chili that I just love. It’s the perfect blend of spices and beef, and it’s not too spicy. So naturally, I had to make this Copycat Wendy’s Chili Recipe from the’s Dining Out at Home Cookbook!

Copycat Wendy's Chili Recipe

Copycat Wendy’s Chili Recipe

Copycat Wendy's Chili Recipe
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  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 (29oz) tomato juice
  • 1 (15oz) can tomato puree
  • 1 (15oz) can red kidney beans, drained
  • 1 can pinto beans, drained
  • 1½ cups medium-large onion, chopped
  • ½ cup diced celery
  • ¼ cup diced green bell pepper
  • ⅛ cup chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1½ teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  1. Brown the ground beef and drain the fat. Put the beef and all of the ingredients in a 6-quart pot. Cover the pot and let the chili simmer for 2 hours, stirring every 15 minutes. Top with your faves if you wish (I love sour cream and cheddar cheese).


From the’s Dining Out at Home Cookbook: Recipes for the Most Delicious Dishes from America’s Most Popular Restaurants

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