Best Easy Chili Recipe

Looking for the best easy chili recipe out there? You’ll love this recipe because it’s made in less than 30 minutes and healthy! The best part is that you’ll probably have leftovers so that you can make of the delicious leftover chili recipes from this post!

Prep: 15 minutesCook: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutes
Fat 7 Carbs 30 Protein 20
Yield 6-8 1x


  • 1 lb. ground meat, any kind (OR omit for vegetarian)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 15-oz. cans of beans, any kind, drained and rinsed
  • 1 28-oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 1 15-oz. can tomato sauce
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup broth, any kind (or water)


For the slow cooker:

  1. Place all ingredients into a slow cooker and mix.
  2. Cover and let cook on high for 3-4 hours or on low for 6-8.

For the stove top:

  1. Place olive oil in a large pot and turn to medium/high heat.
  2. Then, add in ground meat and saute until fully cooked.
  3. Add in the rest of the ingredients and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to low and let simmer for 10-15 minutes.

Tips & Notes

  • Homemade chili seasoning: option to replace all spices with 1/4 cup of homemade chili seasoning.
  • Nutrition information includes 1 lb. ground turkey, 2 cans of black beans, and is for 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/8 recipe Calories: 251 Sugar: 6 Fat: 7 Carbohydrates: 30 Fiber: 10 Protein: 20
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: DinnerMethod: Stove TopCuisine: American

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