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Quick Zesty Chili

Rated as 4.42 out of 5 Stars

"This chili always has everyone coming back for seconds--that's because I use fresh tomatoes in the recipe. I've been married 31 years and our two grown children still like to come home to eat 'Mom's cooking'!"
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35 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. In a large saucepan, brown beef; drain. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.


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I had a bunch of tomatoes that were going bad, so this was a perfect recipe (doubled) to use them up on and it was absolutely yummy! Could use a bit more spice, though, and I am not a big spic...

I liked this recipe it very easy. I did not use fresh tomatoes as i did not have any. I used a can of tomatoes and left out the one cup of water if you like thinner chili then you should add th...

Was trying to figure out to do with some extra tomatoes I had and found this. I only found out that I didn't have chili powder so I used Taco seasoning instead (powder) which worked out well. ...

Pretty good chili. I followed the recipe exactly. It isn't very spicy, so don't be afraid to add the full amount of hot pepper sauce. It's a good recipe, although the next time I make it I'll pr...

We really enjoyed this recipe. Like another reviewer I didn't have fresh tomatoes, so I used canned diced tomatoes and instead of water I used the liquid from the can (I cut the recipe in half s...