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Grandma's Delicious Halloween Chili Con Carne


Grandma Rolph's recipe
*made every year for Halloween

The Gourmandize Team

This chili is a wonderful recipe that is simple yet delicious. Best for anyone with a limited amount of time.

Rate this recipe 4.1/5 (9 Votes)


  • 1-2 bags of red chili beans (or about 4 cups)
  • 2-4 onions cut (based on how much you prefer)
  • 2-4 lbs. hamburger (2 lbs. for every bag of beans)
  • Chili powder to taste (1 whole jar)
  • 2-4 cans of whole tomatoes (large cans)



Step 1

Put beans into water and cook until soft, add salt while cooking to taste.

Step 2

Fry hamburger and onions together until brown, add salt and pepper for seasoning.

Step 3

Drain beans when done cooking.

Step 4

Add beans to a large pot, add tomatoes and crush the tomatoes up with your hand. Add the hamburger and onion mixture and chili powder.

Step 5

Simmer on low heat for at least an hour.

If you want it thicker, add a can of tomato sauce.
The longer you let simmer, the better the taste.

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