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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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 makes the chili so thick and creamy. Take this spicy concoction to a fall potluck or church dinner, and watch folks warm up to it!
-Elizabeth Mays, Nunnelly, Tennessee

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 dish...it tastes so good with ground beef and a blend of different beans. Brown sugar...


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...

Block Party Beans

5 reviews

—LaDonna Daley, Elyria, Ohio


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...

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...


Bean Vegetable Chili

Because it is so hearty, no one misses the meat in this chili. Both family and friends ask me to...


Red Bean Toss

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


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...

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


Spice-Up-My-Life Chili

My big-batch chili will spice things up and keep you warm on a crisp winter day. Serve with a side...


Southwestern Vegetable Soup

In addition to being a teacher, I'm a graduate student and mother of three. So this quick and easy soup...


Six-Bean Casserole

2 reviews

I like starting out with recipe ideas and adding ingredients to make them mine. This bean dish, passed to our...


Ranch Bean Chili

5 reviews

Loaded with beans, peppers, tomatoes and corn, this hearty, colorful chili is sure to be a family hit. I often...

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...


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...


Prairie Bean Soup

This soup started out as an "end-of-the-month" meal, a creative way to use up items that were on hand. We...


Spicy Chuck Wagon Beans

Baked beans don't get any easier! All you have to do is open some cans, chop an onion, and add...


Three-Bean Bake

1 review

Being big eaters, my three sons love this recipe that I created. Leftovers can be used as a taco filling...


Quick Pork Chili

9 reviews

A dear neighbor gave me a pot of this delicious chili, and I asked for the recipe. The pork sausage...


Four Bean Turkey Chili

7 reviews

Four kinds of beans and plenty of seasonings make this chunky chili a crowd-pleaser, particularly on autumn days. "Serve bowls...


Taco Stovetop Supper

2 reviews

In Addy, Washington, Barbara Ingils serves a crowd with her quick-to-fix skillet supper that gets zip from taco seasoning mix....

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Baked Three-Bean Casserole

1 review

Here's a recipe perfect for large get-togethers because it can be easily doubled for a big crowd!—Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon


Wintertime Meatball Soup

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


Bewitched Chili

One pot and thirty minutes—yes, please. Kids and grown-ups love this warm-you-up chili for Halloween. —Janice Westmoreland, Brooksville, Florida


Spicy Nacho Bake

14 reviews

I made this hearty, layered southwestern casserole for a dinner meeting once, and now I'm asked to bring it every...


Homemade Mexican Lasagna

1 review

Our friends and family love this recipe. It's easy to make ahead of time and can be frozen. This is...