Top Tailgating Chili Recipes

Use these tasty chili recipes as the showstopper at your next tailgate.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Indian Summer Turkey Chili

Large bell peppers will brighten up this chili and balance out the spicy flavors. Rachael Ray stirs in a bit of barbecue sauce to take the mixture to another level.

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Alton's Pressure-Cooker Chili

Make Alton Brown's chili in under an hour with the help of a pressure cooker. Corn chips help thicken the chili, while beer and chipotle peppers in adobo sauce give it a smoky, slow-cooked flavor.

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Devon's Award-Winning Chili

Ina Garten makes an award-winning chili with her friend Devon that starts with big chunks of brisket. When you brown the meat, it's important for the pieces not to crowd since they'll just steam. Get each side brown, as it's important to the flavor of the overall dish.

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Chili Mac

You want to spend as little time in the kitchen as possible during the game. Rachael's meaty chili with macaroni noodles and a heap of smoky vegetables seasoned with an original blend of spices is ready with just 15 minutes' prep time.

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Game-Day Chili

Sauteing tomato paste in both the oil and the fat of the pork and beef as you cook the meat will create a caramelization and really make your chili flavors shine. Geoffrey Zakarian adds dark beer for an additional layer of complexity.

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Bobby's Beef and Black Bean Chili with Toasted Cumin Crema and Avocado Relish

Pack intense flavor into one spoonful with a variety of peppers. Bobby's stick-to-your-ribs chili is chock-full of spicy beef chunks and canned tomatoes (they're the most consistent to work with). Cool off your mouth with a scoop of Mexican crema and avocado topping.

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Rachael's Meaty, Meat-Less Chili

Vegetarians, rejoice! Rachael's recipe is a veggie-friendly chili that is hearty enough to satisfy meat eaters too.

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Chili con Carne

Beef chuck and pork shoulder simmer until tender in a stock seasoned with garlic and chili powder. The chili tastes best if made a day ahead, refrigerated, then reheated.

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Tyler's Texas Chili    

A cinnamon stick and a bit of sugar are the secrets to Tyler's chili that's chock-full of spices like coriander, cumin and paprika.

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Two Meat Chili with Scallion Cornbread

Browning spices like chili powder and ground cumin will open up the aroma and bring out the flavor of all of the ingredients. Nancy adds homemade fire-roasted tomatoes, made right in her oven, but you can also purchase store-bought tomatoes.

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