Chili Bean Recipes

Our recipes with chili beans make for cozy, hearty homecooked meals. You might be surprised by how versatile our recipes for chili are!

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    Pressure-Cooker Spanish Chili

    3 reviews

    I like to prepare this Spanish chili on the weekend so I have an instant weeknight dinner on hand. I've come to love my pressure cooker because it makes mealtime a breeze. —Lynn Faria, Meriden, Connecticut

    Wintertime Meatball Soup

    This recipe is versatile. If you like, you can vary the vegetables that are added to the soup. In my...

    Chili Dog Pizza

    6 reviews

    My girls love it when I make this mash-up pizza with hot dogs and chili. It’s a marvelous way to...

    Fry Bread Tacos

    1 review

    After enjoying "Navajo tacos" in a restaurant in Window Rock, Arizona, I went home and came up with this recipe....

    Hearty Beef & Bean Soup

    2 reviews

    I love cooking, and often share my soups with my co-workers—and they're happy I do. This one is perfect for...

    Hearty Bean Side Dish

    2 reviews

    "In a small, simple ceremony on the farm, my mother, Betty, married Ron Kreiling. I prepared this hearty down-home dish...

    Southwestern Bean Dip

    2 reviews

    Just by using different types of beans, you can make this dip as spicy as you like it. My family...

    Cowboy Bake Beans

    5 reviews

    All our friends love this tastes so good with ground beef and a blend of different beans. Brown sugar...

    Saucy Ranch Beans

    With two men in the house, I need to put together stick-to-your ribs meals. My husband and son are never...

    Zippy Pork Chili

    4 reviews

    In addition to eating this chili the traditional way (with a spoon!), my family likes to scoop bites onto tortilla...

    Cowpoke Chili

    3 reviews

    Many friends and relatives have requested my chili recipe, which I've been using for 25 years. It actually won first...

    Hearty Vegetable Bean Soup

    1 review

    Chock-full of vegetables and beans, this hearty soup is sure to satisfy your hungry bunch on a winter night. Writes...

    Block Party Beans

    5 reviews

    —LaDonna Daley, Elyria, Ohio

    Super-Duper Chili

    15 reviews

    No one ever guesses the "secret ingredient" in this recipe that I created. A can of mushroom soup is what...

    30-Minute Chili

    8 reviews

    On a brisk day, I don't think anything is more appealing than a steaming bowl of this zesty chili. I...

    Taco Casseroles

    1 review

    It’s easy to satisfy a large group when you serve this main dish, because it makes three colorful casseroles. It’s...

    Vegetable Bean Chili

    1 review

    Meet the Cook: Because it is so hearty, no one misses the meat in this chili. Both family - my...

    Corn and Bean Chili

    1 review

    My family favors corn in a variety of dishes, including this one.—Mary Pitts, Powder Springs, Georgia

    Quick Chili

    2 reviews

    Canned soup and beans are the secrets to the recipe's rapid preparation. For even faster meal making brown, drain and...

    Fruit ‘n’ Nut Chili

    3 reviews

    Apples, slivered almonds and cocoa add a new taste to chili.

    Chili Bean Nacho Skillet

    4 reviews

    "I drive the kids to lots of activities, so this is one recipe I keep close at hand," writes Laurie...

    Witch’s Hat Soup

    4 reviews

    Get into the Halloween theme with this cute soup created by our Test Kitchen. With a mix of vegetables, beans...

    Hearty Chicken and Beans

    I had a can of chili beans in my pantry and decided to add it to one of my standby...

    Hearty Calico Bean Bake

    2 reviews

    For years, my mother made this savory-sweet bean dish. I was always thrilled when it was on the menu, and...

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    Southwest Corn Bread Bake

    2 reviews

    Warm up chilly nights with this tasty casserole shared by Christine Geyer of Coralville, Iowa. It’s loaded with hearty beans...

    Sausage Red Beans ‘n’ Rice

    This easy-to-make recipe has been a staple in my recipe file for about 10 years. My husband and I both...

    Chili ‘n’ Cheese Enchiladas

    4 reviews

    I combined two of my family's favorite flavors to invent this dish—and ever since, I've gotten more requests for it...

    Terrific Taco Salad

    I invented this recipe several years ago. It's quick to make, and uses ingredients I usually have on hand in...

    Red Bean Toss

    I discovered this recipe several years ago at a church function. The combination of flavors is tantalizing-this dish is a...

    Mission Baked Beans

    2 reviews

    These beans are wonderful with tortillas or corn bread, and I'll often serve them with a salad for a main...