01/06/2012 02:36 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

8 Cooking Tricks For Awesome Chili

By Jessie Price, Deputy Editor: Food for EatingWell Magazine

Chili is the ultimate cold-weather comfort food. More than simply delicious, healthy chili is an easy one-pot meal made with ingredients you already have on hand, and can easily be stretched to feed a crowd on football Sundays or after a long day of raking or shoveling. Use these simple tricks to make chili healthy but still hearty and satisfying.

Recipes to Try:
10 Hearty Chili Recipes: Ultimate Beef Chili, White Chicken Chili & More
Crock Pot Black Bean Chili & More Slow-Cooker Recipes
Chili Cornbread Casserole & More Healthy Casserole Recipes

What are your tips for great, healthy chili?

Tips For Better Chili

By Jessie Price

Jessie Price is the deputy editor of food for EatingWell magazine, where she directs all food content. Besides her work on 11 other EatingWell books, she is the author of the James Beard Award-winning The Simple Art of EatingWell and EatingWell One-Pot Meals. She lives in Charlotte, Vermont where she stays busy growing her own vegetables in the summer and tracking down great Vermont food products when she’s not working.

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