Quick and Easy Beef Chili

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Quick and Easy Beef Chili

Perfect for game day or a cold winter night. Make extra and store in the freezer for up to 6 months.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 4


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pound 90% lean ground beef
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 3/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 28oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 15 oz can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 15 oz can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup water or broth
  • Suggested toppings: shredded cheese, sour cream, tortilla chips, cilantro, green onions


  • In a large pot over medium heat add oil, followed by ground beef; cook until browned.
  • Add onion and garlic and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes. Add peppers, salt and spices and cook for 2 to 3 minutes more. Stir in crushed tomatoes, beans and water or broth and cook, uncovered, over medium heat for at least 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve in bowls with desired toppings.


Serving: 1gCalories: 514kcalCarbohydrates: 61gProtein: 40gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 0gSodium: 600mgFiber: 16g
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