Total Time
Prep 45 mins
Cook 0 mins

A great basic chili!!! Easy and delicious. We use the leftovers to make chili cheese omelettes on the weekends! Also great served over Fritos for frito pie!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute onions and garlic in oil.
  2. Add ground beef and brown. Drain.
  3. Add taco seasoning and cumin. Mix well.
  4. Add remaining ingredients, salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Cook 20-30 minutes.
  6. Serve hot with garnishes of your choice.
  7. NOTE: For FRITO PIE serve over a bed of fritos and topped with grated cheddar.


Most Helpful

I made this in the crockpot and it turned out nicely thick and tasty. It smelled wonderful cooking too! I used one can each of kidney beans and black beans (drained and rinsed) and a Sam Adams winter lager beer, but otherwise followed the recipe.

Susie D November 23, 2015

This was a nice simple chili that I really enjoyed on a cool stormy day. Thanks for sharing, Charmie. Made for Culinary Quest 2.

lazyme September 01, 2015

This was really good and easy to make. It must be a Charmie777 day for me, as this is the second recipe of Charmie's that I've made today. This morning I browned ground beef for this recipe and Recipe #138402. I used Corona beer that we took a teaspoon out of last night for the Recipe #230952 . Served with sour cream and Fritos on the side. Made for ZWT III 2007 - United States Region - Family Pick

Charlotte J June 29, 2007

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