Quick and Easy Chili

Kathy W


This chili is quick and easy if you want something fast and good.
Chili is a personal thing. If you don't like beans, leave them out. More heat? Add it. Like green peppers in your chili, add them.

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Stove Top


1 large
onion, diced
1 can(s)
(14 oz) diced tomatoes
2 can(s)
(14 oz @) diced chili tomatoes (if you can't find these, use regular diced tomates and add a little more chili powder)
1 can(s)
red kidney beans
1 pkg
vegetarian style ground beef crumbles (boca™ or morningstar farms™ have them) or 1 pound ground beef, cooked and drained
1 can(s)
(6 oz) tomato paste
salt to taste
optional - sugar to taste to reduce the acid bite of the tomatoes
1 Tbsp
chili powder (more or less to your taste)
1 pkg
spaghetti, your choice, cooked and drained optional

Directions Step-By-Step

Saute onions in a little oil, until transluscent. (If using ground beef, saute along with the onions until done)
Place in a 4 quart pot along with all of the other ingredients.
Bring just to a boil, reduce heat, carefully check your seasonings and simmer 15 - 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. To serve, ladle over a bowl of spaghetti. Eat it plain with crackers or cornbread or ladle over a bowl of spaghetti for chili spaghetti.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes, Chili
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #beans, #onions, #tomatoes