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The Best Easy Chili Recipe

This is the BEST easy chili recipe you can make from scratch. Ground meat sauteed with vegetables in the most delicious seasoned chili broth and beans. 
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Valentina's Corner


  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 medium onion finely cubed
  • 1 large carrot cubed
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, cubed
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 15.5 oz can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 cups beef broth, or chicken broth

chili seasonings-


  • Brown beef in a Dutch oven over med-high heat, breaking up the meat while stirring.
  • Add onion and cook until tender.
  • Add diced carrot, bell pepper and minced garlic. Cook until vegetables are tender, stirring as needed. Drain excess fat.
  • Pour in diced tomatoes with juice, add beans, broth and seasonings. Stir well to combine.
  • Turn heat down to a gentle boil and allow chili to cook 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally (longer if meat and vegetables aren’t desired tenderness).
  • Taste chili and additional seasonings if needed. Turn off heat and allow chili to rest 5 minutes.