Mom's Easy Chili

Kathie Carr


Mom loved this and made it frequently. Its an easy soup recipe which lots of people say isn't real chili. But its quick, easy, and good. And our family still loves it.


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15 Min
30 Min


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  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1
    chopped onion
  • 1
    can dark red kidney beans, drained
  • 1
    can chili beans, undrained
  • 1
    large can peeled, whole tomatoes
  • 1
    large can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2
    beef bouillon, cubes

How to Make Mom's Easy Chili


  1. Brown beef and onions in Dutch Oven. Add remaining ingredients (if you like a thinner soup add tomato juice to desired consistency) and cook for 30-45 minutes. Adjust seasonings to your taste. Serve with cornbread.

    Optional: Top with sour cream, chopped onions and/or shredded cheddar cheese.

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About Mom's Easy Chili

Course/Dish: Chili

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