Simple Chili

I love quick and easy meals are the name of the game, so this easy chili recipe fits right into my recipe box!

This Simple Chili only takes 30 minutes to throw together and will leave you wanting more. Lean beef, a blend of beans and spices, plus tomatoes and peppers make this packed with healthy ingredients. #simplechili #homemadechili #easychilirecipe www.savoryexperiments.com


 

This Simple Chili only takes 30 minutes to throw together and will leave you wanting more. Lean beef, a blend of beans and spices, plus tomatoes and peppers make this packed with healthy ingredients.

I do love slow simmered homemade chili recipes with fresh spices and robust flavor, but let’s get real, we don’t always have the time. When I get a hankering for chili, I whip up a bowl of my Simple Chili, which, in my opinion is also one of the best chili recipes.

This Simple Chili only takes 30 minutes to throw together and will leave you wanting more. Lean beef, a blend of beans and spices, plus tomatoes and peppers make this packed with healthy ingredients. #simplechili #homemadechili #easychilirecipe www.savoryexperiments.com

Simplicity is the key. Simple ingredients will lend the best chili. It is just that easy! While the ingredients list looks long, it is a one-pot meal ready in just 30 minutes and several of those ingredients are canned or spices.

There is one unconventional chili ingredient that really amps up the flavor: Worchestire Sauce! Used in so many other recipes to bring out the natural beef flavor, why not chili too?

This Simple Chili only takes 30 minutes to throw together and will leave you wanting more. Lean beef, a blend of beans and spices, plus tomatoes and peppers make this packed with healthy ingredients. #simplechili #homemadechili #easychilirecipe www.savoryexperiments.com

Another thing I love about this quick chili recipe, is that its a one-pot meal. Using a lean beef or turkey means you don’t have to stop and drain out all the fat or dirty up another dish. Just brown it and add the rest!

Now time for chili toppings and I’m pretty sure no one will ever be in agreement. Sour cream, avocado, oyster crackers, cheese, more cheese, even more cheese, jalapenos, did I say cheese? Do it up however you’d like or don’t dress it at all. My easy chili recipe will be one your family will love!

This Simple Chili only takes 30 minutes to throw together and will leave you wanting more. Lean beef, a blend of beans and spices, plus tomatoes and peppers make this packed with healthy ingredients. #simplechili #homemadechili #easychilirecipe www.savoryexperiments.com

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This Simple Chili only takes 30 minutes to throw together and will leave you wanting more. Lean beef, a blend of beans and spices, plus tomatoes and peppers make this packed with healthy ingredients. #simplechili #homemadechili #easychilirecipe www.savoryexperiments.com
This Simple Chili only takes 30 minutes to throw together and will leave you wanting more. Lean beef, a blend of beans and spices, plus tomatoes and peppers make this packed with healthy ingredients. #simplechili #homemadechili #easychilirecipe www.savoryexperiments.com

Simple Chili

4.60 from 5 votes
Simple Chili Recipe- this easy chili recipe is one of the best chili recipes around! Only 30 minutes to make, this healthy recipe doesn’t even need a crockpot!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6

Equipment

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a Dutch oven or large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add turkey or beef and cook until nearly browned, stirring frequently, approximately 5-7 minutes. Since the meat is lean, it should not require any draining.
  • Add onion and bell pepper and cook until softened, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.
  • Add remaining ingredients, stirring to combine.
  • Bring to simmer for a minimum of 10 minutes.
  • Ladle into bowls and top with your choice of garnishes, cheese, sour cream, raw onions or anything else you can imagine!
  • If you’ve tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Notes

*if using beef, opt for the leanest mix you can find. This recipe does not call for removing and draining of excess oil and grease. It you blend is larger than 90/10, remove beef from the pan, drain excess liquid and fats, return to pan.

Nutrition

Calories: 257 kcal, Carbohydrates: 25 g, Protein: 23 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 51 mg, Sodium: 674 mg, Potassium: 751 mg, Fiber: 8 g, Sugar: 4 g, Vitamin A: 875 IU, Vitamin C: 28.1 mg, Calcium: 68 mg, Iron: 4.2 mg
Author: Jessica Formicola
Calories: 257
Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy chili recipe, quick chili recipe
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Jessica the mom, wife and food lover behind Savory Experiments. She is obsessed with butter, salt and bacon and spends all her time in the kitchen and behind a camera. Jessica is a contributor to PopKitchen by Parade, Better Homes & Gardens, The Daily Meal Food + Travel and more!

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Questions and Reviews

  1. Chili usually takes so much longer to make. I like that this takes just 30 minutes. Now I can have it whenever the craving hits.

  2. I love this quick chili! The worst is when I crave chili and it’s already too close to dinnertime… good to know that now it doesn’t matter 🙂

  3. Gotta love recipes that you can throw together in a short amount of time, everyone is busy, busy, busy! Yum!

  4. What a great recipe! I’ve never thought of adding ground ginger before. I’ll have to try that!

    Debbie @ One Little Project