How to Make Easy Chili Recipes

I learned how to make easy chili recipes for those who do not have a lot of time to cook. Many “chili zealots” claim you cannot produce a quality pot of chili without hours of cooking time.

Personally, I have tasted others and I have learned to make easy chili recipes that were really good. These recipes were easy and quickly thrown together. By using canned products and good spices a flavorful product can be achieved in a short time.

I believe the following old recipes that I have used may have come from Campbells Soup but I am not sure. You can learn how to make easy chili recipes by using these. The first one is very versatile by substituting different ingredients to suit your taste.

How to Make Easy Chili RecipesHow to Make Easy Chili Recipes


  • 1 Pound meat…. ground beef, bulk pork sausage, Italian sausage or ground fresh pork
  • 1 Cup chopped onion
  • 1 Cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 3 Cloves minced garlic
  • 2 Cans condensed Campbell soup….tomato rice, Spanish style vegetable, tomato bisque or tomato
  • 1 Can (15 ounces) vegetables….kidney beans, mixed vegetables, garbanzo beans or whole kernel corn
  • 2 Tablespoons chili powder
  • ½ Teaspoon ground cumin
  • Garnish…shredded cheese, sour cream, sliced green onion or crushed corn chips

In a large heavy Dutch oven or kettle, cook the meat, onion, green bell pepper and garlic until meat is brown. Stir in the soup, vegetable and its liquid, chili powder, and cumin. Heat mixture to a boil and then reduce heat to lowest setting. Simmer uncovered for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Ladle into bowls, garnish and serve.


How to Make Chili with BeansHow to Make Chili with Beans

The next quick chili recipe also uses Campbells Soup . It is also a very simple recipe to put together and has great flavor.

  • ½ Pound ground beef
  • ¾ Cup chopped onion
  • 2 Cloves minced garlic
  • 1 Can (15 ounces) kidney beans
  • 1 Can (15 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 Can Campbells condensed beefy mushroom soup
  • ½ Cup water
  • 2 Teaspoons chili powder
  • ¼ Teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 Teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 Bay leaf

In a large heavy pot brown the beef, onion and garlic. Add kidney beans, tomatoes, soup, water, chili powder, cumin, pepper and bay leaf. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes to blend flavors. Stir occasionally. Remove bay leaf and ladle into bowls. Garnish with cheese or sour cream.


  • 1 Pound ground beef
  • ¼ Cup onion flakes
  • Salt/ pepper
  • 1 Cup diced round steak
  • 1 Medium can tomatoes
  • 1 Medium can tomato juice
  • 1 Medium can hot chili beans
  • 2 Ounces broken spaghetti
  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder

Brown beef in skillet; add onion flakes, salt and pepper.

Place mixture in crockpot and add chopped steak to pot; add tomatoes, tomato juice and beans.

Stir together and add chlli powder; cook on high 3 ½ to 4 hours.

Add dry spaghetti and cook 1 more hour.


This is one of the easy chili made with venison. Many people love cooking deer meat and the spices used in chili goes well with the meat.

  • 2 Pounds venison
  • 1 Large chopped onion
  • 3 Cloves minced garlic
  • 3 ½ Quarts pinto beans with the juice
  • 1 Can diced tomatoes
  • ½ Can tomato juice
  • 2 Tablespoons chili seasoning
  • Hot pepper flakes OPTIONAL

Cover dry pinto beans with water; bring to a boil and cook about 1 hour.

Brown venison in large skillet; add onion and garlic and cook until onion is tender.

Add meat, tomatoes, tomato juice and seasoning to pinto beans.

Return to boil, reduce heat and simmer on low for 3 to 4 hours or until beans are very tender.

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