Quick Homemade Chili Con Carne With Beans

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

Nothing better than homemade! Why just open a can when it can be this easy to make it yourself.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large skillet; add garlic, onion and ground beef.
  2. Stir until browned.
  3. Pour off excess fat.
  4. Add beans with liquid, tomato sauce, salt and chili powder.
  5. Simmer over low heat stirring occasionally, until chili is desired thickness.


Most Helpful

very easy and very good! Made it ahead of time and put it in a crock pot. I really like this recipe because you can add ingredients to taste! I added some hot chili peppers, cause I like mine mouth burning hot! ;-) Those simple cheese biscuits of Christine's went very well with this too!!

Ron1 September 23, 2001

Very quick & easy! A warm & tasty meal, that is not "hot & spicy". My husband and I really loved this chili.

mysonshine January 19, 2002

What a great basic recipe! I used the recipe as a jumping-off point and added a few more spices (cumin and cayenne, and increased the chili powder), and used a can of roasted garlic tomato sauce. I also added a bit more onions and regular garlic too. I didn't add the juice from the beans because my can of sauce was larger than the recipe called for. My hubby really loved this chili, and it took a lot less time than all-day simmering a normal pot of chili. Easy!

Boxerwing March 14, 2004

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