Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

I adapted this recipe from the Ragu web site. The original recipe called for 2 pounds of beef and 1 can of beans.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown meat, onion, and garlic in a large skillet.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients. Simmer uncovered for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. If desired, sprinkle with grated cheese before serving.


Most Helpful

I used a # of the OAMC Master HB Mix and threw, a can of kidney beans, a can of chili beans, and a can of rotel, and left out the oregano. A nice quick fix.

Kellpepper December 13, 2009

Who knew you could whip up a quick and delicious chili with a jar of Ragu or other pasta sauce? I love the addition of the extra beans--1 pound of meat was plenty. This is a great recipe when you're hungry for lunch or dinner, and you want something right away. Made for P-A-R-T-Y 2009. Thanks Janem!

AmyZoe December 12, 2009

Extremely easy route to a decent offering of chili. I did not have any garlic and I thought the end product needed a little more 'heat' but my family loved it. Serve this with chopped cilantro and sour cream over rice.

sydney2462 January 13, 2008

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