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Deluxe Chili con Carne

 Deluxe Chili con Carne
My husband and I are retired with grown children, so it's nice to have a chili recipe that makes a small amount. Mushrooms make this chili stand out from any other varieties I've tried.—Anne Elsby, Chilliwack, British Columbia
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 1 hour 25 min.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 1 can (8 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, halved


  • In a large saucepan, cook beef, green pepper, onion and garlic over
  • medium heat until the meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the soup,
  • beans, chili powder, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper; bring to
  • a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour or until thick and
  • bubbly. Add mushrooms; cover and simmer 15 minutes longer. Yield: 4
  • servings.
If you don't have fresh mushrooms on hand, you can use two 4-1/2 ounce cans of whole mushrooms (drained) in Deluxe Chili Con Carne.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 327 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 1,575 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 28 g protein.