Super Easy Mild Chili

"Easy, low fat, mild faux chili"
photo by Bergy photo by Bergy
photo by Bergy
photo by Bergy photo by Bergy
Ready In:
1hr 20mins




  • Brown ground beef in (preheated) large skillet with a little water.
  • Drain and rinse beef in a colander.
  • Leave the colander in the sink.
  • Put beef in a stock pot.
  • Rinse kidney beans in the colander.
  • Mix them with the beef.
  • Add all other ingredients.
  • Cook over med-low heat for about an hour.
  • Stir once in a while.
  • Serve hot.
  • Great with Tortilla chips and shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Note: For the best Nachos EVER, Spread finished chili over tortilla chips, top with shredded Monterey Jack cheese.
  • Place in preheated 400°F oven for 10 minutes.
  • Sour cream on the side.
  • You can make this into 2 layers also.
  • Just add more chips, then chili, then cheese again.
  • Same cooking time if layered.

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  1. Kim Weimer
    This Chili is wonderful.. It is so easy to make, I now make a double batch and then add eggs to it the next morning for Breakfast burritos. Top with a little more salsa.. Yummmm.
  2. bmcnichol
    Very good and easy to make. I followed the recipe other then I didn't add the olives. I loved it but of course the rest of the family thought it could have been spicer. They just added more hot sauce at the table. Made for Spring PAC 2011.
  3. sethanyb
    I substituted morning star crumbles for the lean ground beef and used fire roasted can tomatoes. In addition to the listed ingredients I Add 1 can of pinto beans, 1 can of refried beans, about 1 tbs of minced garlic, 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce, chili powder and paprika to taste. The chili was fast to make, had great flavor and the refried beans gave it some rich depth. Will make it again.
  4. gts35984
    Mild? With "Fire in the Hole hot sauce?" Guess you have a different definition of mild! I've never been able to tolerate even the mildest of the hot sauces so "mild" is one of my search words. i could use this recipe...if I replaced all of the ingredients besides the meat. disppointed.
  5. Bergy
    Definately easy & definately tasty- I left out the olies which made it even a wee bit lower in fat and I used extra lean groiund beef. Served with a lettuce, Tomato & onion salad Spritzed with Italian Dressong an a piece of garlic Bread- It's a do again recipe thanks Auntie Jen for posting it


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