Skillet Chili

Skillet Chili


"This makes a very thick chili. For a thinner chili, omit the tomato paste. For a chili soup, omit tomato paste and sauce and use 1 can (16 ounces) tomatoes with liquid and add 1/2 cup water and 1 beef bouillon cube."


1 h 15 m servings 417 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 417 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 24.6 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.4g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 26.7 g
  • 53%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 85 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 1098 mg
  • 44%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place ground beef in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown. Drain excess fat, and crumble. Stir in onion, green pepper, tomato sauce, tomato paste and chili beans. Season with chili powder, hot sauce, seasoning salt, cayenne pepper and garlic powder.
  2. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until desired consistency (at least 1 hour for best flavor).
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  1. 82 Ratings


This chili was extremely good. I eat a high protein/low carbohydrate diet and simply cut the beans in half and also the tomato paste. This is going in my permanent file since we eat chili ever...

I made this chili over the weekend while camping, and let me tell you, it was wonderful!!! We were originally going to modify the ingredients, but then decided to follow it exactly, and were gl...

I made it with the canned chopped tomato and tomato sauce instead of paste. VERY GOOD, thanks for the recipe!

I'm a 25 year old living by myself and I don't really cook very often but I was craving some homemade chili and didn't have my mom's recipe (not to mention I've never made chili in my life), so ...

I made chili tacos last night, as requested by my oldest son. I made this whole recipe in my cast iron skillet. I used red pepper in place of the green bell pepper and I added a mess of fresh mi...

really good and easy to make chili! the only thing I would add would be some corn cause the chili is pretty spicy and I think the corn would be a good counter to the spicy. But otherwise it is r...

I like it thinner, so I do the recommendations for that and then add 1 teas cumin. Adds a nice flavor.

I wasn't a huge fan of this. Missing something. I've never used tomato paste in chili before, usually petite diced tomatoes. Maybe I should've stuck with that. Also, I did use the garlic powd...

Great! I used black beans as that was all i had on hand and i added a can of diced tomatoes. this was really really good.