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Ground Beef Chili

This easy and delicious beef chili recipe is a people pleaser!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Soup
Keyword beef chili
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 cups
Calories 431kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil or as needed
  • 1 green bell pepper cut into chunks
  • 1 large onion cut into chunks
  • 10 ounces portobello mushrooms sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 56 ounces diced tomatoes 2 cans
  • 1 pound ground beef grass-fed
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder 3 - 4 or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon cumin powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 15 ounces red kidney beans 1 can, drained

Garnish and Addons

  • sour cream
  • shredded cheese
  • corn bread

Instructions

  • Heat a large saucepan on medium heat
  • Add olive oil
  • Add bell pepper and onions and sauté for 8 minutes
  • Add mushrooms and garlic and sauté for 2 minutes
  • Add beef and break it up with metal spatula, brown for 3 - 5 minutes until almost done. Some parts should still be pink
  • Add diced tomatoes and spices and herbs
  • Lower temperature to a simmer and cook for 30 minutes
  • Add kidney beans and simmer for additional 10 minutes
  • Serve in bowls
  • Dollop some sour cream and sprinkle some shredded cheddar cheese on top
  • Take a spoonful
  • Smile at hubby
  • Sigh
  • Enjoy

Nutrition

Serving: 1.5cups | Calories: 431kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 891mg | Potassium: 1344mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1595IU | Vitamin C: 43.1mg | Calcium: 174mg | Iron: 8.7mg