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...


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...


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...

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...

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...


Block Party Beans

5 reviews

—LaDonna Daley, Elyria, Ohio


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...

Vegetable Bean Chili

1 review

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


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...


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...


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...

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...


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...


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 ‘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...


Southwestern Vegetable Soup

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


Red Bean Toss

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


Hearty Chicken and Beans

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

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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Corn and Bean Chili

1 review

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