No-Tomato Chili


This chili without tomatoes has a great kick to it. For those of you who don't like chunky tomatoes, this one's for you (and it's great if you like tomatoes too)!

close up view of No Tomato Chili with beans, peppers and meat in a white bowl
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins


  • 2 ½ pounds lean ground beef

  • salt to taste

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped (Optional)

  • 3 cloves garlic, pressed

  • ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce

  • 5 tablespoons chili powder

  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin

  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano

  • 2 (12 ounce) bottles chili sauce

  • 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 (15 ounce) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 (14 ounce) can beef broth

  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

  • ¼ cup chopped jalapeno pepper (Optional)


  1. Crumble ground beef into a soup pot over medium-high heat. Cook and stir until browned. Drain off grease and season with salt to taste.

  2. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic; cook and stir for about 3 minutes. Reduce heat to medium and season with Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, cumin, and oregano. Cook and stir for another 5 minutes.

  3. Reduce heat to low and stir in chili sauce, kidney beans, cannellini beans, and beef broth. Cover and simmer for about 35 minutes.

  4. Ladle into bowls to serve and top with shredded cheese and jalapeño.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

900 Calories
56g Fat
41g Carbs
57g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 900
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 56g 72%
Saturated Fat 26g 129%
Cholesterol 190mg 63%
Sodium 1109mg 48%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 10g 37%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 57g
Vitamin C 114mg 572%
Calcium 448mg 34%
Iron 11mg 58%
Potassium 1267mg 27%

* 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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