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30-Minute Chili Recipe

30-Minute Chili Recipe

On a brisk day, I don't think anything is more appealing than a steaming bowl of this zesty chili. I always make enough so that everyone can have seconds.—Susan Strout, Cheney, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) chili beans, undrained
  • 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Chopped green pepper
  • Shredded cheddar cheese


  • 1. In a large saucepan, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the beans, soup and seasonings; bring to a boil.
  • 2. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until thick and bubbly. Garnish with green pepper and cheese. Yield: 6-8 servings (about 2 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 273 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 771mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 5g fiber), 24g protein.

Reviews for 30-Minute Chili

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pajamaangel User ID: 1603339 238656
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2015

"A little on the bland side, but really quick!"

hhunter012 User ID: 3430674 21664
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2014

"Very simple and quick even my very picky 3 year old loves it!"

RenaGam User ID: 616715 19533
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2014

"This recipe was really quick and easy to make. My husband loved it. I gave it four stars only because it was a little sweet for me. I tend to like a little more heat."

Devildancer User ID: 7058979 15857
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2013

"This was really good and so quick. I just added one can of chili beans"

peacharmadillo User ID: 3329993 19532
Reviewed Mar. 11, 2013

"yummy and simple"

wefarm2live User ID: 2555499 50530
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2011

"This is my husbands favorite chilli recipe! The only thing I do different is add a can of chilli ready diced tomatoes. This is a frequently made dish at our house!"

Princessgem User ID: 1757097 23047
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2010

"Make it all the time!"

hrees2009 User ID: 4368252 19531
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2010

"My husband and kids loved this recipe. Great dinner dish on those cold winter nights. Very easy to make and quick too."

jsheffield User ID: 4371122 43532
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2009

"Instead of chilli beans i use refried beans for those who do not like texture of whole beans"

proudmom2 User ID: 2552640 202365
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2008

"Cut recipe in half.

3 t chili powder(instead of 2t)
ADD: 2 C tomato juice
Top with sour cream and shredded cheese"

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