Quick Chili Recipes
30-Minute Chili Recipes (That Taste Like They’ve Been Simmering All Day)
Want all-day flavor fast? Try these 30-minute chili recipes that will have a savory, satisfying dinner on the table in a jiff.
This recipe for turkey chili is a nice change of pace from traditional beef dishes, offering a whole different set of flavors to enjoy. I like to serve cheddar cheese bread on the side. You can also serve the chili over rice. —Traci K Wynne, Denver, Pennsylvania
A dear neighbor gave me a pot of this delicious chili, and I asked for the recipe. The pork sausage is a nice change from the ground beef many chili recipes call for. —Janice Westmoreland, Brooksville, Florida
You'll only need one skillet and 20 minutes to whip up this hearty, slightly spicy Chili Con Carne. —Marline Emmal of Vancouver, British Columbia
This third-generation hearty chili is a family favorite. It's a sweet and easy chili that's sure to warm up the whole family on those chilly fall nights. —Terri Keeney, Greeley, Colorado
This is the perfect recipe for busy weeknights. I simply spice up canned tomato soup to create a flavorful and oh-so-easy chili. —Margaret Ganzel, Mankato, Minnesota
A touch of baking cocoa gives this chili a rich flavor without adding sweetness. When I was growing up in the North, we served chili over rice. But after I married a Texan, I began serving it with chopped onions, shredded cheese and, of course, corn bread! —Audrey Byrne, Lillian, Texas
Rich and flavorful, this chili is absolutely packed with fun veggies like mushrooms, beans and sun-dried tomatoes. It's so filling, you'll fool any meat lover. —Pam Ivbuls, Omaha, Nebraska
When I serve this soup at parties, everyone asks for the recipe. It makes a lot, so if I'm not feeding a crowd, I freeze the leftovers. —Jennifer Villarreal, Texas City, Texas
Enjoy this full-flavored chili seasoning that'll heat up your holiday gift-giving. The mix is on the mild side, which is nice for those who aren't partial to extra-spicy food. To raise the "temperature," just add more chili powder. —Bernice Morris, Marshfield, Missouri
This hearty chili is filling, nourishing and tastes like it simmered all day long. Leftover chili freezes well for a later time, so why not make a double recipe? To freeze: Cool remaining chili and transfer to freezer containers. Cover and freeze for up to 3 months. To use frozen chili: Thaw in the refrigerator. Place in a saucepan and heat through. —Wanda Lee, Hemet, California
This easy creation combines the flavors of a chili dog in a bowl! I make it when I need a hot, hearty meal in a hurry. It's festive looking and super to serve when everyone's at the house watching football games. —Audra L. Duvall, Canoga Park, California
Super-easy and great-tasting, this chili makes a big batch of great party fare. I use my food processor to chop up the veggies and cut down on prep time. It’s also very tasty and lower in fat when made with ground turkey breast. —Cynthia Hudson, Greenville, South Carolina.