Quick Chili

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
Serving Size 1 cup
Nutrition Facts: View Label(s)


1⁄2 pound
lean ground meat (15% fat)
medium onion, chopped
1 can
(15 ounces) kidney beans with liquid
2 cans
(14.5 ounces each) diced tomatoes with liquid
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 undrained beans, tomatoes with liquid and chili powder.
  3. Reduce heat to low (250 F degrees in an electric skillet), cover and cook for 10 minutes. Serve warm.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • Serve with shredded cabbage, low fat sour cream, cilantro or grated cheese.
  • Add other vegetables such as bell peppers, carrots, celery, and corn, if desired.
  • Add dried cumin, oregano or red pepper flakes in Step 2 for extra flavor!
Last updated: 08/18/15

3 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!

This is a great basic chili recipe. I add ground cumin and red chili powder for extra spice!

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