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Quick and Easy Chili Recipe

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Quick and Easy Chili Recipe

Everyone loves a good bowl of chili. Sometimes, though, the time it takes to make chili is too much. Sometimes, you need a dish that can be served quickly. That's where this lovely chili dish comes into play. It's quick, easy, and simple, yet tastes delicious.

One of the other things with chili is that many recipes have long ingredients lists. While this has its time and place, for many families keeping the grocery budget as tight as possible is key. This recipe doesn't require a lot of ingredients. In fact, you probably already have some of them in your kitchen.

We recommend serving this recipe with saltine crackers, but you can choose whatever side you think fits best. Cornbread is another great option, if you want a side that's more on the filling side. To keep this recipe quick and easy, grab some cornbread mix from the store. If you have a little more time on your hands, make it from scratch.

If you enjoy this recipe, take a look at our other recipes. We have tons of recipes, including ones for different types of chili. Whenever you find yourself wondering what to make for dinner this week, head on over to Moms Who Think. We've got you covered with hundreds of tasty dinner recipes.

Quick and Easy Chili Recipe

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1 pound ground beef
1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced
2 cans (16 ounces each) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (14½ ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
½ to ¾ cup water
1 to 2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons prepared mustard
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper


1. In a large saucepan, cook beef and onion over medium heat until the meat is no longer pink. Drain.

2. Add the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, reduce heat.

3. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until heated through. Serve with saltine crackers. Makes 4 servings.

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