In a large saucepot over medium-high heat, combine all chili ingredients. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for 15 minutes.
On a grill or griddle, cook the burgers to your preferred temperature. Lightly toast the burger buns in a toaster or oven.
Serve the burgers topped with a generous helping of chili. Serve with grated cheese and a dollop of sour cream.
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