SoupsVegan CookingWhat to CookVegetarian CookingLists

9 Chili Recipes That Are Like a Warm Hug

124 Save

If you like it, save it!

Save and organize all of the stuff you love in one place.

Got it!

If you like something…

Click the heart, it's called favoriting. Favorite the stuff you like.

Got it!

Is there anything better than a bowl of chili?

Really, though -- it's spiced, warm, and hearty; it's flexible enough to endure endless variations; and, above all, it's the ultimate crowd-pleaser. Whether you're vegan, gluten-free, or the dreaded picky eater, no one can turn up their nose at a bowl of chili. 

Advertisement

That's because, despite stiff competition, chili is the ultimate comfort food. Walking into a house redolent of long-simmered chili is the equivalent of a warm hug from someone you actually want to be hugged by. Another great thing about chili? It makes a ton: so whether you're inviting a crowd or just eating for one, straight from the pot, there will definitely be leftovers. And everyone knows chili tastes better the next day.

Tempeh Chili by Gena Hamshaw

Tempeh Chili on Food52

Advertisement

 

Short Rib Chili by lastnightsdinner 

Short Rib Chili on Food52

 

Tuxedo Chili by TheRunawaySpoon

Tuxedo Chili on Food52

 

Chili Gumbo by aargersi

Chili Gumbo on Food52

 

Slightly Smoky Mixed-Bean Chili by creamtea

Sightly Smoky Mixed-Bean Chili on Food52

 

Smoky Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili by Gena Hamshaw

Smoky Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili on Food52

 

Indian Spiced Lamb Chili by Divya Kaur

Indian Spiced Lamb Chili on Food52

  

Buffalo-Style Quinoa Chili by Stacy McCann

Buffalo-Style Quinoa Chili on Food52

 

Just Good Chili by Jestei

Just Good Chili on Food52


Tags: roundup, menu ideas, chili, soup, spicy, vegetarian, vegan, meaty, soups, stews