Quick Chili

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Yield: 7 servings
Serving Size 1 cup
Nutrition Facts: View Label(s)


1⁄2 pound
lean ground meat (15% fat)
1/2 medium onion, chopped
1 can
(15.5 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 can
(14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes with liquid
1 1⁄2 tablespoons
chili powder


  1. Brown meat and onions in a large skillet over medium-high heat (350 F degrees in an electric skillet). Drain fat.
  2. Add beans, tomatoes, and chili powder.
  3. Reduce heat to low (250 F degrees in an electric skillet), cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Serve hot. Top with cheese, if desired.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • Add other vegetables such as bell peppers, carrots, celery, and corn, if desired.
  • Use pinto or black beans instead of kidney beans, if desired.
  • Add dried cumin and/or oregano in Step 2 for extra flavor!
Last updated: 07/31/15

2 Comments for "Quick Chili"

Delicious and fast! I think I am going to try to add some peppers, onions, and carrots next time.

I'm loving these quick recipes! Yum Yum!

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