This is a good, easy, basic chili recipe. I doubled this to make enough for my family. Even though I added chopped onions, I found this to be quite bland..... like eating plain beans and ground beef. I added garlic, cumin, thyme, cilantro and 15 oz of tomato sauce (after taking the photo) and that did the trick. So the photo is without my additions. I then let it simmer for an additional 15 minutes and it was great..... and not much more effort than the original recipe. Thanx for sharing!