Measure out all of your individual spices and combine to use in your chili or store in an airtight container for later use. Add salt and pepper, to taste, when making chili.
Store unused chili seasoning mix in an airtight storage bag or jar, in a darkened cabinet.
*For very mild chili, omit the crushed red pepper flakes. **For more 'heat' in your chili, add cayenne pepper. I suggest using 1/4 tsp increments of the cayenne pepper and adding until the desired flavor has been reached.To thicken your chili: *Try using a few tablespoons of cornmeal rather than the standard slurry of cornstarch (or additional flour) for an added depth of flavor! **If you are on a specialty diet (such as keto, paleo, low-carb or gluten-free), tomatoes are a natural thickening agent. Omit the flour and add more tomatoes, then let them cook down to thicken your chili!
Homemade Chili Seasoning Mix
Amount Per Serving
Calories 138Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Vitamin A 8243IU165%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.