Wendy's beef and bean chili is an easy recipe to keep the ingredients on hand when you get hungry for a homemade bowl of chili.
Cook hamburger in a large pot over medium heat. Break apart the hamburger as you stir it. You will want your hamburger to be pea-size pieces. Cook until there is no pink left in the meat.
Next, add onions, green peppers, and celery to the cooked hamburger. Cook on medium heat for 5 minutes to tenderize the vegetables.
Add tomatoes, beans, seasonings, and water. Bring to a boil, then turn the heat to low and simmer covered for 1 hour.
Top with shredded cheese, saltine crackers, and sour cream. Be sure to tap below to get all the tips for making this copycat recipe.