Thirty Minute Chili

Thirty Minute Chili

Jen 2

"This is a great recipe for a quick four ingredient chili for those cold nights when the kids have hockey or any sport and you have to run around! Of course, adding cheese and onions if you have time will enhance this meal, as will saltine crackers. Enjoy!"


30 m servings 266 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 266 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 11.6 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.1g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 21.6 g
  • 43%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 55 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 1026 mg
  • 41%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Crumble the beef into a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir until evenly browned. Drain off grease, and mix in the tomatoes, kidney beans and chili seasoning mix. Reduce heat to medium, and simmer for 15 minutes.
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  1. 68 Ratings


We added some tomato sauce and this recipe turned out really well. Particularly for those who don't do spicy foods well, or for young children who don't need spicy foods yet. We really enjoyed ...

Loved it and so did my family. The only changes I made was I seasoned my ground beef before cooking with salt, pepper, garlic salt, red pepper flakes, and paprika. I added sour cream, cheddar ch...

Very good! I made a few basic changes. I seasoned my ground beef when cooking it, added half a can of broccoli and cheese soup, and threw in half a package of rotini pasta to the mix. Turned out...

This was ok for trying to make something fast for lunch. Added extra seasonings, along with onion, garlic etc., but the flavors just didn't have time to blend in thirty minutes. Thanks for the...

Basic but quick and easy. Definitely enhance it with your own seasonings and toppings. I also added tomato sauce, diced onion, cumin, green chiles.

Hey! I've been making this recipe for years. Got it from a neighbor years ago and now its a family favorite! Very easy and yummy recipe!

The flavors in this were amazing! I spiced it up a little with some cumin, chili powder, garlic, and half of a white onion.

Like the other reviews suggested, I used this recipe as a base for my own Chili. I added ground red pepper, hot sauce, broccoli and cheese soup, and some spices. It stirred up quick and tastes ...

I added chopped onion and garlic to this and also provided cheese to sprinkle on top after it was served in a bowl. Maybe I did something wrong, but I would have liked a thicker chili. Also, i...