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Easy Chili Recipe (One Pot Meal)

Easy Chili Recipe

Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Quick and easy chili recipe, made with simple ingredients in one pot. The best hearty 30 minute meal, loaded with spices, ground beef, beans and chiles. 

Servings: 6 People
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ground beef
Calories: 370 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 pound Ground beef
  • 3/4 cup Onion Finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Garlic Finely minced
  • 1 can Tomato sauce 15 oz. can
  • 1 can Diced tomatoes 14.5 oz. can
  • 1 can Green chiles 7 oz. can
  • 1 can Kidney beans 15 oz. can, Drained and rinsed
  • 1 can Black beans 15 oz. can, Drained and rinsed
  • 1.5 tbsp Chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 2 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 tsp Granulated sugar
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 1/4 cup Corn Frozen, Optional
  • 1/4 cup Toppings of your choice Cilantro, Parsley, Green onions, Sou cream, Jalapenos, Tortilla chips, Olives, Shredded cheese


  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick pot over medium high heat.

  2. Add beef and and onion and cook until beef is no longer pink and onion is soft.

  3. Add garlic and cook for 1 more minute. 

  4. Remove from heat and drain grease.

  5. Return to heat and add tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, green chiles, kidney beans, black beans, chili powder, cumin powder, cayenne pepper, paprika, cumin powder, sugar, salt, pepper, corn.

  6. Mix to combine everything.

  7. Let it cook uncovered for for about 20 minutes on medium heat. Cook for longer to reduce liquid to your desired consistency.

  8. Garnish with toppings and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Chili Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 370 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 53mg18%
Sodium 853mg36%
Potassium 960mg27%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 9g36%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 1345IU27%
Vitamin C 22.9mg28%
Calcium 83mg8%
Iron 5.1mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.