Easy Homemade Chili

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Easy Homemade Chili


Is there anything better than chili come the colder fall and winter months? It’s full of nutritious ingredients like turkey, beans, and vegetables. It’s endlessly customizable, and then everyone can top their own bowls of chili.


– 1 large white onion – 5 cloves garlic – 15.5 oz. can black beans – 15.5 oz. can kidney beans – 2 lbs. ground beef (80% lean) – 1 tsp. salt – 2 tsp. cumin – 1 tsp. paprika – 1 tsp. oregano – 1 tsp. garlic powder – 1/4–1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper – 26 oz. jar garlic marinara – 14.5 oz. can fire roasted diced tomatoes – 1 cup beef broth – toppings: sour cream, shredded cheddar cheese, chopped cilantro, chopped onion

How to Make Homemade Chili

Cook Onions & Garlic


 Heat large pot over medium high heat. Add oil to pot and when it shimmers, add onions, cooking for about 3-4 minutes. Add garlic to pan and cook for another 2 minutes.

Cook Ground Beef

Add ground beef, breaking up a bit with the back of a spoon. Add seasonings to ground beef, stir to combine, and cook for about 5 minutes.


Add Remaining Ingredients

Add marinara, tomatoes (don’t drain), beans, and broth to pot. Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer for at least 15 minutes, or longer.


Serve With Toppings


Season with salt to taste. Serve with plenty of toppings.