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Quick Chili I Recipe

Quick Chili I

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"Easy chili with beans can be made as mild or spicy as desired. It's even better the next day."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings


  1. In a large stock pot lightly brown ground beef, and drain if needed.
  2. Add onion and garlic and cook until onion is translucent.
  3. Add tomatoes, diced tomatoes with chili peppers, tomato sauce, water, kidney beans, pinto beans, chili powder, cumin, sugar, salt, pepper and hot sauce. Simmer for 30 minutes and then serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 19, 2007

I've made this recipe about a dozen times and I love it! The only thing I'd recommend is washing the canned beans in a colander to reduce the extra sodium in the canned juice. Otherwise the chili tastes too salty.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 22, 2003

This was horrible chili. Will not make again.

Apr 25, 2008

I'm giving this a "solid" 4 of 5 stars. I tweaked it just a bit, using a pound of ground chuck and about 3/4 to 4/5 pound of mild italian sausage. Cut back on the salt a bit "just 'cause" and used a little stock rather than the water to give it a little "slow-cooked" flavor. I've had it on the stove for about a 1/2 hour and it's already respectable. I'm expecting good things with a little time for the flavors to "meld." Will definitely keep this recipe around, especially for quick-fix chili cravings.

Jan 22, 2003

This chili is awesome! My boyfriend and I have made it at least 5 times because we always get a craving for it. I've also made it in the crock pot and it turns out very well.

Feb 10, 2004

This chili was FABULOUS!!!! I made a couple of changes by using a cup of dark beer instead of the water, and for one of the cans of diced tomatoes I used a can of Rotel "chili fixins" diced tomatoes. Topped with some sour cream and cheese and atop white rice this was the best!

Jan 03, 2008

Excellent, quick chili recipe. I used 1 can of beef broth in place of the water, and crushed red pepper flakes instead of hot pepper sauce, and all kidney beans since that's what was in cupboard. Will definitely be my NEW chili recipe! Thanks for sharing.

Dec 13, 2003

It was sooo good! The best chili I have ever made. I modified it a little, replacing beer for the water and adding a little cinnamon, cocoa powder and red ground pepper. It was delicious!

Nov 21, 2006

I used this recipe as a base for the ingredients I had on hand, different tomato products and beans. I added a can of tomato paste - as it seemed a bit soupier than I like. A winner with the kids too!


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  • Calories
  • 495 kcal
  • 25%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 26.6 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 96 mg
  • 32%
  • Fat
  • 31.2 g
  • 48%
  • Fiber
  • 7.6 g
  • 31%
  • Protein
  • 25.7 g
  • 51%
  • Sodium
  • 1662 mg
  • 66%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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