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

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...


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...


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...

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...


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...

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...


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...


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...


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...

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...


Corn and Bean Chili

1 review

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


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...


Fruit ‘n’ Nut Chili

3 reviews

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


Hearty Chicken and Beans

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

Steak And Bean Chili

My husband, Steve, actually created the recipe for this meaty chili when he was in high school...he entered a chili...


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...


Soup in a Hurry

1 review

Serve up this soup with corn bread and fruit and you have a delicious and simple supper.—Eleanor Holmes, Fairview, Oklahoma


Chili For Two

16 reviews

"This flavorful chili is still thick and hearty even though it makes a small batch," confirms Norma Grogg of St....


Jalapeno Bean Dip

2 reviews

This is the snack my family usually requests. We especially like to make this zippy dip on camping trips because...


Terrific Taco Salad

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


Hearty Beef & Bean Chili

8 reviews

The slow cooker makes this chili ideal for entertaining. A few minutes of prep and then it cooks away while...

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Three-Bean Taco Chili

26 reviews

This hearty chili is filling, nourishing and tastes like it simmered all day long. Leftover chili freezes well for a...


Chicken Chili Nachos

6 reviews

This is a “dash in the pan” dish that’s always a hit. The spicy nachos have plenty of chicken and...


Spicy Beans and Rice

2 reviews

"I make this for a quick meal when we are in a hurry, but I still want to feed my...


Beef ‘n’ Chili Beans

5 reviews

I took this dish to the last church meal we had, and it was a hit! Several of the ladies...


Six-Bean Chili

When it's cold and frosty outside, this meatless chili is sure to warm you up. It's packed with fiber, protein...


30-Minute Three-Bean Chili

Hearty ingredients and zesty spices will make you forget that this chunky no-meat chili is good for you. It's loaded...