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Delicious hamburger, tomatoes and a bunch of spices simmered together for hours to make the perfect chili.

Dina's Chili

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Course Soup
Cuisine American


  • 2 lb. Hamburger
  • 1 Large Onion
  • 32 oz. Canned Tomatoes
  • 16 oz. Tomato Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. Chili Powder
  • 1 Tbsp. Salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Pepper
  • 1 tsp. Cumin
  • 1 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 Cans 15.5 oz Kidney Beans
  • 2 Cans 15.5 Chili Beans or Pinto Beans
  • 2 12 oz. V-8 juice
  • 1/3 Cup Masa Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1 Cup Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 Cup Sour Cream
  • 1/2 Cup Green Onions


  • Brown hamburger.
  • Cut up the onion and cook with the hamburger.
  • Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, all spices and sugar.
  • Bring this to a boil with a lid on and then turn heat down and simmer for 2-4 hours. Stir every 30 minutes.
  • An hour before serving and V-8 juice. Stir well.
  • Mix masa flour with water until smooth. Add to the chili and mix well.
  • Add beans and the juice in the cans. Bring everything to a boil with a lid and then reduce to a simmer for an hour. Stir occasionally.
  • Grate the cheese.
  • Place cheese, sour cream, and chopped green onions out as toppings for the chili when you serve it.
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