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Classic No-Fuss Chili

This easy chili recipe is the best! It is full of flavor and satisfying, hearty beans and beef. Perfect for fall and the days when a warm bowl of chili is just what the doctor ordered.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chili Recipe
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 241kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 medium white onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (14.5 ounce can) beef broth
  • 2 (15 ounce cans) red kidney beans rinsed
  • 1 (14.5 ounce can) diced tomatoes
  • 2 (4.5 ounce cans) green chilies
  • 2/3 cup finely crushed tortilla chips
  • Shredded cheese, cilantro, sour cream for serving

Instructions

  • Heat a large pot over medium high heat. Add ground beef and cook until browned, about 5 minutes. After 5 minutes add in the onion and saute 3-5 minutes until tender. Drain any excess grease.
  • Add the garlic, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper and saute 1 minute more.
  • Stir in the beef broth, tomatoes, beans, and green chilies.
  • Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and let simmer, covered, 45-60 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
  • Remove the lid and stir in the tortilla chips. Let rest for 10 minutes, uncovered, to thicken.
  • Serve topped with cheese, cilantro, sour cream, and more tortilla chips as desired.

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Nutrition

Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 585mg | Potassium: 531mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1185IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 4mg