Easy Chili


You'll love this easy chili with jalapeños if you like spicy and hot foods. It will make you say yum! Garnish with fresh cilantro if you like.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 40 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs


  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 cup chopped onion

  • ½ cup chopped green bell pepper

  • 2 ½ tablespoons chili powder

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 1 (29 ounce) can diced tomatoes

  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • 4 teaspoons finely chopped jalapeno chile peppers

  • 1 (16 ounce) can chili beans, undrained

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Combine ground beef, onion, and bell pepper in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook and stir until beef is browned, about 5 minutes. Drain excess fat.

  2. Season with chili powder, garlic, cumin, and bay leaf. Stir in tomatoes, tomato sauce, and jalapeños.

  3. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 1 1/2 hours.

  4. Stir in beans and allow to heat through. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

368 Calories
21g Fat
27g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 368
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 1106mg 48%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 38mg 191%
Calcium 58mg 4%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 808mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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