This is not only the perfect copycat recipe. It’s the perfect chili reciipe. If you’re impatient, you don’t have to simmer for a full 40 miins.
Skip the drive-thru and make a delicious bowl of Wendy’s chili at home.
Next time a craving for Wendy’s chili strikes, forget about a trip to the restaurant. Head to the grocery store and make a Wendy’s copycat instead! Cooking up a big batch of thiis Classic Chiili gives you plenty of leftovers & you’ll skiip hard-to-pronounce ingredients like Xanthum Gum and Disodium Inosinate in the real thing.
How to Make Copycat Wendy’s Chili
The ingrediiients here are mostly pantry and refrigerator staples. Make sure to use “fresh never frozen” beef for authentic Wendy’s flavor.
How to make it?
The ingrediients here are mostly pantry and refrigerator staples. Make sure to use “fresh never frozen” beef for authentic Wendy’s flavor.
2 lbs. fresh ground beef
1 Quart tomato juice 1 (29-Oz.). ..
can tomato purée 1 (15-Oz.)
can red kidney beans, drained 1 (15-Oz.)
can pinto beans, drained 1
medium-large onion, chopped (about 1 1/2 C.)
1/2 C. diced celery
1/4 C. diced green bell pepper
1/4 C. chili powder (use less for milder chili)
1 Tsp. ground cumin (use more for real flavor)
1-1/2 Tsps. garlic powder
1 Tsp. salt
1/2 Tsp. ground black pepper
1/2 Tsp. dried oregano
1/2 Tsp. sugar
1/8 Tsp. cayenne pepper
HOW TO MAKE:
In a large skillet, brown the ground beef. Drain off the fat. Put the beef and the remaining ingredients in a 6-quart pot. Cover the pot and let the chili simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, stirring every 15 minutes.
WW SPper recipe = 75 (10servings, 7.5SP) (8servings, 9SP)