chili con carne

[ chil-ee kon kahr-nee ]
/ ˈtʃɪl i kɒn ˈkɑr ni /


a Mexican-style dish made with chilies or chili powder, ground or diced beef, chopped onion and pepper, and usually kidney beans and tomatoes.

Origin of chili con carne

From the Spanish word chile con carne chili with meat
Also called chile, chili, chilli. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for chili con carne

  • Cakes of ground corn were frying there, and on the stove were enchiladas and tamales and chili-con-carne being kept warm.