Hot Rod Chili

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 15m
Ready In

"As a lot of you know this, some cars have V-8 motors and some people call them " HOT RODS ". So that's the reasoning behind the name. :)"

Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (390.8 g)
  • Calories 448
  • Total Fat - 20.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 7 g
  • Cholesterol - 105.2 mg
  • Sodium - 986.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 29.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.4 g
  • Sugars - 18.5 g
  • Protein - 37.3 g
  • Calcium - 158.5 mg
  • Iron - 5.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 42.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Mix together all of the chili seasoning ingredients and set aside.

Step 2

In a large dutch oven, add the first five ingredients of the the chili meat base over medium heat.

Step 3

Cook until meat is lightly browned and veggies are almost fork tender, about 20 minutes.

Step 4

Drain meat/veggie mixture and return to pan.

Step 5

Add beans and chili seasoning mix, stir until well blended.

Step 6

Then add the tomatoes and V-8 juice, mixing well.

Step 7

Let simmer on medium-low heat for about 30 minutes stirring every now and then.( if you like, the longer you let it simmer the better it will taste.).

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.

1 Reviews


This chili was wonderful, I used a whole green pepper and also thew in some fresh chopped garlic, I love your spice mix and will use it again, this is even better the next day, I served it over homemade fries topped with sour cream on top, my family raved, thanks shapeweaver!


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(9 Aug 2012)