Cheesy Beef Chili is exactly what you need for the colder days!

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  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 medium yellow onions, diced
  • 1 red or green bell pepper, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (14-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans chili, black or kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups mozzarella or cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Suggested Toppings:

  • Shredded cheddar cheese (additional)
  • Green onions, chopped
  • Sour cream
  • Tortilla strips
  • Jalapeno slices


  • Heat the oil in a Dutch oven or soup pot over medium heat. Add the onions, bell pepper, salt and pepper; sauté for about 4-5 minutes.
  • Add the garlic, chili powder, and cumin; cook an additional 2-3 minutes. Push the onion mixture to the sides of the pan. Add the ground beef with additional salt and pepper. Cook until broken down and browned.
  • Add the diced tomatoes with their juices, tomato sauce, and beans to the pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer for 25-30 minutes. Fold in the cheddar cheese. Serve with desired suggested toppings.

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