Beef Chili Recipe

You're going to fall hard for this spicy and hearty homemade beef chili. This chili recipe is not only simple, but is flavorful and filled with ground beef, tomatoes, beans, spices and all the toppings making it an award winning chili recipe.

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 200 kcal
Author Kristyn Merkley


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes, Rotel
  • 2 (8oz) cans tomato sauce
  • 1 TB cumin
  • 1 TB chili powder
  • 1 tso salt
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 (14oz) can kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 (14oz) can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup water


  1. In a large pot, cook ground meat. Drain excess grease and add tomatoes, seasonings, and water, bring to a boil.

  2. Add beans, cover and simmer 1-2 hours.

  3. Serve with desired toppings

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Beef Chili Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 53mg 18%
Sodium 142mg 6%
Potassium 247mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Protein 13g 26%
Vitamin A 10%
Calcium 2.7%
Iron 13.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.