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Easy Chili

The BEST Easy Chili Recipe! Super simple ingredients and made in under 30 minutes. Full of beans, ground beef, spices and flavor.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword beef, chili, comfort food, spicy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
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Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 193kcal
Author Amy Williams mynameissnickerdoodle.com
Cost $5



  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • 1 Medium Yellow Onion Diced
  • 4 15 oz Chili Beans
  • 6 Cups Vegetable Juice i.e V8 Juice
  • 1 TBSP Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper Freshly Cracked


  • Sliced Jalapenos
  • Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • Sour Cream
  • Saltine Crackers
  • Diced Onions
  • Corn Chips


  • In a large pot over medium high heat brown ground beef and onions together for 4-5 minutes.
  • Drain off any excess grease.
  • Sprinkle in chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, salt and pepper and stir to combine.
  • Add in chili beans and vegetable juice. Stir together.
  • Bring the chili to a boil then reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Make sure to stir intermittently while it is simmering.
  • Serve hot and top with your favorite toppings.


Calories: 193kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 12g