Quick & Easy California 3-Bean Chili

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by SueChef

This recipe actually came from a Sunday newspaper circular for McCormick spice coupons. After I tried this recipe I have never gone back to any other spice mix or package for chili with or without meat. I would even go so far to say that it would be good for taco meat (minus the sugar). For a heartier one bowl meal serve over rice.

Top Review by Junebug

I make this recipe except I add about 1/4 to a 1/2 tsp chipotle powder and use water instead of wine, depending on who is eating it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and green pepper, cook 5 min., stirring often.
  2. Stir in spice mix and remaining ingredients. (I like to toast the spices for about a minute before adding the other ingredients.)
  3. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 20 min., stirring occasionally. This freezes beautifully.

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