Recipe By anonymous
Published Nov 3rd
Prep 10m Cook 25m Additional 10m Ready In 45m
Servings 6 servings Calories 284.4

Ground beef and kidney beans are seasoned with garlic, oregano, cumin, and chili powder to make a chili that’s packed with flavor.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 2 teaspoons tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 ½ teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes with liquid, chopped
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 (15.25 ounce) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 In a large skillet over medium heat, combine onion, garlic, and tomato paste. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  2. 2 Stir in butter until melted. Stir in flour, oregano, cumin, chili powder, tomatoes and beef. Cook uncovered for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. 3 Stir in the beans and cook for another 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 284.4
  • Carbohydrate 19.3 g
  • Cholesterol 61.8 mg
  • Fat 14 g
  • Fiber 5.9 g
  • Protein 20.7 g
  • Saturated Fat 6.2 g
  • Sodium 337.6 mg
  • Sugar 3.1 g

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  1. Really great recipe for beginners. This was the first time I made chili and this recipe was simple to follow pretty quick and tasty. I definitely had to play with the measurements in order to get the desired flavor but the recipe provides a great base for flavors. Great recipe: )
  2. While making this my partner and I thought it lacked a bit of oomph so we added a can of corn kernels and a jar of salsa. With these additions we reckon its a 5 star recipe and will be making it often! Thanks for a great base recipe!
  3. Excellent base chili recipe; if you follow it word for word I could see how some would say this dish was bland but with a little creativity you ve got a winner. I added green & red bell peppers corn salsa diced tomatoes with green chilies poblano pepper and some Tabasco sauce. Next time I - Read more ...
  4. very nice added a can of baked beans and extra chilly as i like it hot
  5. This is a great base recipe. To it I always add green pepper, red pepper, jalapeno, and a little salsa. I also double the cumin and chili powder. Overall an excellent base and good thick chili
  6. Easy to make but very bland. I will not make this again.
  7. there is NO way to miss this one. Fast easy good and tastes even better when reheated.I added mushrooms and will add even more vegetables next time. (maybe a bit more chili powder as well) Thank you anonymous
  8. This is by far the best chile con carne I have ever tasted.
  9. This is one of the best recipes I've ever tasted. My husband made this. The only thing is that it was a little dry so we added a small can of tomato sauce. To make it a little spicier we added some cayanne pepper. Otherwise this is the best. My husband said that this recipe - Read more ...
  10. This chilli is really really easy to make. I thought it was a bit strange that you don't brown the meat before everything else but it made the ground beef less chunky this way. The flavor isn't too strong like some chilli's are and my roommate loved it! Don't count on it feeding 6 people. - Read more ...