Recipe by Pam Smith
"Easy chili with beans can be made as mild or spicy as desired. It's even better the next day."
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onion, finely diced
1 (14.5 ounce) can
2 (14.5 ounce) cans
Italian-style diced tomatoes
1 (8 ounce) can
1 (15 ounce) can
1 (15 ounce) can
ground black pepper
hot pepper sauce
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.
This was horrible chili. Will not make again.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Quick Chili I
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 281
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