Classic Beef and Bean Chili

Classic Beef and Bean Chili

Chili is a comfort food classic, and this recipe for Classic Beef and Bean Chili is sure to warm your heart and your taste buds. It’s hearty, flavorful, and perfect for chilly nights. Whether you’re serving it up at a game day gathering or just enjoying a cozy dinner at home, this chili won’t disappoint.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (15 ounces) kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (14 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large pot, brown the ground beef over medium heat, breaking it up with a spoon as it cooks.
  2. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic to the pot and cook until the onion is translucent.
  3. Stir in the kidney beans, black beans, diced tomatoes, and tomato sauce.
  4. Season the chili with chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. Adjust the seasonings to taste.
  5. Simmer the chili for about 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until it’s heated through and the flavors meld together.
  6. Serve hot, garnished with your favorite toppings like shredded cheese, sour cream, and chopped green onions.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4-6 servings

This Classic Beef and Bean Chili is a timeless recipe that’s perfect for any occasion. It’s loaded with savory flavors and will keep you coming back for more.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 320, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 32g, Fiber: 9g, Protein: 22g

Chili is more than just a meal; it’s a taste of home and tradition. This Classic Beef and Bean Chili captures the essence of comfort food, bringing warmth and satisfaction with every spoonful. Whether you’re savoring it on a cold winter evening or sharing it with friends during a game day gathering, this chili is a crowd-pleaser that never goes out of style.

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