Diane's Cheap and Easy Chili

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by dianegrapegrower

An easy, flexible weeknight recipe. Increase/decrease chili powder and chilies to suit your taste. Great with grated cheese or diced avocado.

Top Review by Amanda D.

Great recipe Diane! I substituted the ground beef for ground turkey and added diced potatoes, and topped it off with sharp cheddar cheese, avocado slices, and a lightly fried corn tortilla for scooping. It was a delight!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Crumble ground beef into hot 3-4 qt dutch oven or suitable pot over medium high heat. When browned, add onion, bell pepper, and garlic. Cook until onion is translucent.
  2. Add beans (undrained), chiles, tomatoes and spices. Return to boil and reduce heat to simmer.
  3. Simmer 20 minutes to blend flavors. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.

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