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easy homemade chili recipe
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5 from 3 votes

Easy Chili Recipe

Easy Chili Recipe made in under an hour with just 5 ingredients! Simple & flavorful homemade beef chili that's perfect for family dinner.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: beef, chili, dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chili recipe, meat chili
Servings: 6
Calories: 212kcal


  • 1 pound Ground Beef
  • 1 medium Onion chopped
  • 2 15 oz. cans of Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons Chili Powder
  • 2 16 oz. cans of Chili Beans
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 - 1 teaspoon Pepper


  • Brown the ground beef, chopped onion, salt and pepper in a skillet.  Once browned, drain and add 1 tablespoon of the chili powder, mix thoroughly.
  • In a large pot, add the chili beans. Add the meat mixture and diced tomatoes to the beans and mix well.  Cook over medium heat until it starts to simmer. Turn heat down to low and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes of simmering, add more chili powder to your taste. If you added more chili powder, continue to simmer for an additional 15 minutes.
  • Serve warm, with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of cheese.  Enjoy!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 212kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 508mg | Potassium: 316mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1186IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 2mg