Add to PageAsk a Question

Making Chili in Bulk

Category Chili
simmering chili
If you need to feed a crowd, a hearty chili filled with kidney beans, tomatoes, onions and spices is sure to please both stomachs and budgets. This is a page about making chili in bulk.


Share on ThriftyFunThis page contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!

I have started making meals for students at a nearby University. And sell them so very inexpensively. The guys love my cooking. The name of my business is "Mom's Cooking Away From Home". I make 1/2 steamer pans of food and sell them for only $10.00. I love to cook and these students love to eat! :) This past week was beef and dark red kidney beans, aka Chili. With a large bag of shredded Mexican cheese and a baggie of hot sauce!

simmering chili


  • 10 lb ex-lean ground beef
  • 3 large onions, minced*
  • 3 green peppers, minced*
  • 8 cloves of garlic, minced*
  • 4 stalks of celery, minced*
  • 10 (28 oz) cans crushed tomatoes
  • 24 (15 oz) cans dark red kidney beans
  • 1/4 cup chili powder for each 2 pounds of meat 2 1/2 cups
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup onion powder
  • 1/8 cup basil
  • 1 (24 oz) bag of shredded Mexican cheese with each pan of chili
  • 1 (4 oz) bag hot sauce with each
chili ingredients

* Minced in a food processor.



  1. In a very large industrial size pan, cook up the ground beef. Drain if needed.
  2. Add all the minced vegetables.
  3. cooked hamburger and minced vegetables
  4. Add all the tomatoes, stirring them in well.
  5. Add a few cans of water. As this cooks it will thicken.
  6. Add all the seasonings. After a half hour, do a test taste for flavors. Adjust seasonings if needed.
  7. Let the sauce simmer about two hours, stirring frequently.
  8. Now add all the kidney beans, after they are rinsed in cold water. Stir in well.
  9. drained kidney beans
  10. Let this get very hot, then shut off and let this stand. It helps it to absorb the flavors and thicken very well.
  11. pot of chili on stove
  12. The measurements I used for chili powder makes it come out mild to moderate. This is a nice thick hearty chili.
  13. Advertisement

  14. *Enjoy*
Comment Pin it! Was this helpful? 1


November 19, 20170 found this helpful
Top Comment

Do you have to have a license or city permit of some kind to do this?

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Food and Recipes Recipes Soups ChiliFebruary 26, 2019
Birthday Ideas!
Halloween Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.

Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2019 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Generated 2019/09/17 08:30:01 in 1 secs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!