Beans & Grains - BeansMeat - BeefMain DishOne PotSlow CookerGlobal - Southwest


Chili Source: jeffreyw, Flickr

Throw a bunch of things in a pot with seasoning and call it a day.


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 15-oz cans kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 28-oz can petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 8-ounce can tomato sauce
  • Chili powder
  • Cumin
  • Oregano
  • Cocoa powder (optional)
  • Cheddar cheese, grated, , for topping (optional)


You can also make this in a slow cooker instead of on the stove.


  1. In a large pot, cook and drain the beef. Add the onion, garlic, and pepper and cook until soft.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients, stir, cover, and simmer.