On an episode of The Big Bang Theory, this scene took place:
Priya: Would you like some homemade chili?
Sheldon Cooper: Are there beans in it?
Sheldon Cooper: Then it's not chili. Real chili has no beans in it, but you're from a foreign land, so your ignorance is forgiven.
Priya: [Sheldon tries some of Priya's chili]
Sheldon Cooper: Mmmm, this is good... whatever it is.
According to Sheldon, this chili would not qualify as chili, but it is darn good!
Not Really Texas Chili
One package vegan beef crumbles
One onion, chopped
2 cans pinto beans, drained
1 can tomato paste
3 c. water
1-1/2 t. chili powder
1/2 t. garlic salt
Saute the onion in a Dutch oven until softened. Add the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Serve. Enjoy!
My family likes to eat their chili on top of fritos.