Camping Chili

Colleen Sowa


An easy and fun recipe for camping or any time! This tastes so great made on the camp fire! But is also great cooked on your stove at home!

We make this several times a year both indoor and out. It is also good for tailgating and Super Bowl!

You can dress it up or down for desired effects... Put tortilla chips on the bottom of bowls, cover with Chili... add any additional toppings.

My grandchildren love to help make this and eat it... a real win win!

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8 - 12


15 Min


30 Min


Stove Top


2 lb
ground beef
1 large
onion (minced)
1 small
green pepper (minced)
3 can(s)
stewed tomatoes
3 can(s)
beans: kidney beans, black beans and chili beans
1 tsp
each: cumin powder, garlic powder (do nut use garlic salt!), salt and pepper
1 Tbsp
chili powder
2 - 3 small
cans tomato soup

Directions Step-By-Step

In a Dutch oven: Fry the meat, pepper and onion. Drain off fat with a spoon or ladle.

Add remaining ingredients. Stir together well.
Cook over fire for 15 to 20 minutes longer.

Or, you can set on several hot coals and put several on the lid of the Dutch Oven.
Serve in a bowl made from a small round loaf of rustic bread....
Or in a regular bowl.. it is good either way!

*** The longer you cook it... the thicker it gets.
*** Garnish with tortilla chips and cheese

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Chili
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids