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Quick Cheddar Chili Con Carne

Russ Myers


Quick Meal: Serve with corn muffins and a tossed green salad.

This recipe is so simple to prepare, yet taste like it has been simmering on the stovetop for hours.


★★★★★ 1 vote

4 Servings
5 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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1/2 lb
ground beef or turkey
1 Tbsp
chili powder or taco seasoning
2 can(s)
(15 1/2 ounces each) chili beans in spicy sauce, undrained
1 can(s)
(14 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
1/2 c
prepared salsa
2 c
(8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided


sour cream
chopped cilantro
chopped onions

How to Make Quick Cheddar Chili Con Carne


  • 1Brown meat in a large saucepan and drain. Sprinkle taco seasoning over meat. Stir in chili beans, tomatoes and 1/2 cup salsa.

    Cover; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; continue to simmer 10 minutes.
  • 2Stir 1 cup cheese into chili; ladle into bowls and top with remaining 1 cup cheese. Serve with sour cream, cilantro, chopped onion and salsa, if desired.
  • 3At this point, chili may be cooled, covered and refrigerated up to 4 days or frozen up to 2 months before serving.

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About Quick Cheddar Chili Con Carne

Course/Dish: Beef, Chili
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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