Chili Casserole Recipe
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Chili Casserole Recipe

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Sometimes I'll add canned or frozen corn to this hearty casserole to give it more color.—Rhonda Hogan, Eugene, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups cooked noodles

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 274 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 722mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 5g fiber), 22g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the beans, tomato sauce, tomatoes, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Stir in noodles; heat through. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chili Casserole in Country Woman January/February 1997, p37

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vsathani User ID: 6821539 256646
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2016

"This chili casserole is very tasty !!"

gina.kapfhamer User ID: 8717427 255872
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2016

"Going to try this one out with some mafalda pasta instead of bow tie noodles. Just baked some homemade bread and plan to cook this up and serve them together for dinner tonight. Glad there isn't any chili powder in this one, since I'm not a big fan of spicy! (that's usually something I end up omitting anyways)"

froggygrimlin User ID: 5878032 228519
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2015 Edited Jun. 28, 2015

"This is the second recipe I have found today that has chili in the title yet there was no chili powder in the list of ingredients. This makes me reluctant to try any of your recipes. Where are your proofreaders?"

kerrizims User ID: 2706618 43947
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2013

"I liked the flavors of this casserole but I used chili beans, corn, and green peppers. As a quick fix you could add chili packet seasoning ."

flopm User ID: 1104303 16471
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2010

"My husband said this was a keeper. I added 1 teaspoon of chilli powder to it also. My grand children had it for lunch and loved it."

[email protected] User ID: 2724656 13639
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2009

"I added a little more garlic powder and served it with biscuits. My husband and I really enjoyed this dish and I wil be making this dish again. It's a great dinner for a clod, wintery evening."

saalaskagal User ID: 3379928 16470
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2009

"I followed the directions exactly and just before I served the dish 10-30-09 to my family, I realized their was no chili powder listed as an ingredient. I took a taste test and it was bland. So, I added a tablespoon of chili powder to the dish and waited another ten minutes for the flavor to soak in. Only my husband (who eats almost anything) took seconds. I will not make this recipe again!!"

kjhartwick User ID: 1639047 16416
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2009

"I love any hearty chili recipe. A great variation for this is to stir 1 c. sour cream into the noodles. Layer chili mixture and noodles in a casserole dish, top with some shredded monterey jack or cheddar and bake at 350 degrees to get hot and bubbly....about 20 min. Great pot luck dish or meal for a friend who needs a hand."

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