Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 50 mins

I make this over a camp fire and serve with cornbread that is also made on an open flame.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pour water in a large dutch oven and wait until the water starts to steam.
  2. Brown the beef.
  3. Add the beans, chopped tomatos, tomato paste, and chili powder.
  4. Boil, covered, for 30min.


Most Helpful

This is similar to how we make chili when camping but we mix up some Jiffy cornbread batter & drop it by the spoonful on top to make cornbread dumplings.

mcmullensmuck August 07, 2012

The boys in our Boy Scout Troop made this recipe in a chili cook-off and they won second place. It's an easy and tastey recipe.

kjohanneck March 14, 2009

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