Quick Chili

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Yield: 7 servings
Serving Size 1 cup
Nutrition Facts: View Label
Make it a Meal: 
    • corn bread
    • sliced fruit
    • a glass of low-fat milk


    1⁄2 pound
    lean ground meat
    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.


    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: 03/20/14

    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!

    Average: 4 (1 vote)

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