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quick and simple chili

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Rev BJ Friley
Vicksburg, MS

This is 1 of the many recipes that I have developed over my lifetime of outdoor life.

(1 rating)
cook time 1 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For quick and simple chili

  • 1 - 2 lb
    ground beef or ground venison
  • 1 lg
    onion, chopped
  • 1 can
    (14 oz.) tomatoes, diced
  • 1 can
    (16 oz.) drained and rinsed beans (kidney or pinto)
  • 1 can
    (6 oz.) tomato paste
  • 1 c
  • 1 pkg
    chili seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make quick and simple chili

  • 1
    Brown ground meat and onion.
  • 2
    Add tomatoes, beans, tomato paste, water and seasonings.
  • 3
    Simmer for 45 minutes or longer for flavors to blend.
  • 4
    Serve hot, topped with grated cheese and chives.
  • 5
    TIP (starts here to below): Substitute taco seasoning for chili seasoning and go Mexican with taco or burritos.
  • 6
    Using the pre-packaged seasoning mixes is easy; however, you can experiment with your own seasonings (chili powder, garlic, red pepper and/or cumin) instead of using a mix.
  • 7
    That makes it easy to add only the flavors that you like and to adjust the "heat" accordingly.

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