Quick and Easy Chili Recipes

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Chili can be a quick and easy dinner especially if you used canned beans. This page contains quick and easy chili recipes.


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Autumn is right around the corner, which brings us chilly nights. This is my go to recipe for a nice hearty warm chili dinner. Pairs perfectly with cornbread, crackers, sourdough bread or rice topped off with shredded cheese. This meal takes less than 25 minutes from start to finish.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 3 people


  • 1/2 white onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 cans baked beans
  • 3/4 lb ground beef
  • 1 can tomato sauce


  1. Chop white onions and mince garlic.
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  3. In a large skillet on medium heat, cook the ground beef with the onion and garlic. Break up the ground beef as it cooks for 7-10 minutes.
  4. Add canned tomatoes and beans. Mix around and cook for another 5-10 minutes.
  5. Ready to serve.

Serve with a side of cornbread, bread, rice and topped with some cheddar cheese.

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October 8, 2010

This is a family favorite! It's cheap, easy, and delicious.



Brown ground beef; drain excess fat and return to pan then add onion and cook until translucent. Add garlic and spices. Cook for 1 minute. Stir in tomato paste. Dump in beans and tomatoes; add beer or water to desired consistency. Drop in jalapeno and simmer for 20 minutes.

P.S. I serve this with a dollop or sour cream and shredded cheddar cheese on top. Oh, and some home made cornbread. YUMMY!

Servings: 6-8
Time:5 Minutes Preparation Time
45 Minutes Cooking Time

By rach from San Antonio, TX

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Here you will make a full flavored pot of chili. This is my all time favorite.

Pot of Garden Style Chili

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December 14, 2005

This recipe I came up with out of necessity one day and it has been a hit ever since. I use ground turkey, but it tastes just as good with ground beef...

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October 7, 2010


  • 1 1/2-2 lb. ground beef
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 2 pkg. chili seasoning mix
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 2 cans tomatoes
  • 2 cans chili beans
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  • salt and pepper, to taste


Brown ground beef and onion in skillet, stirring until crumbly. Pour off pan drippings. Add remaining ingredients with 2 cups water, mixing well. Simmer for 1 hour, stirring frequently.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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August 3, 2009


  • 2 cans (14 1/2 oz. each) tomatoes
  • 1 can (16-17 oz) corn, drained
  • 1 can (16 oz) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • Chili powder to taste


Mix all ingredients. Heat 3 minutes, till bubbly. Serve with quesadillas and fruit. Yum. =D

By Laura from Long Beach, CA

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