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Easy Stovetop Chili Recipe
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Easy Stovetop Chili Recipe

This easy stovetop Chili recipe is packed full of flavor and will quickly become your go-to chili recipe.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 30 mins
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Beans, ground beef, Pork
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 433kcal
Author: Laura


  • 1/2 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 lb ground sausage
  • 1/2 yellow onion chopped
  • 1 stalk celery chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 4 oz tomato paste
  • 1 28 oz can diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 15 oz can pinto beans drained
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cube beef bouillon
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne or chipotle powder add extra for more heat
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded optional garnish


  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown the ground beef and sausage, breaking up into small pieces as it cooks. When most of the way cooked, added the onion, celery, and garlic. Continue cooking until the meat is browned. Add the tomato paste and stir well.
  • Transfer the meat mixture to a 3-quart stockpot. Add all of the remaining ingredients. (except cheese). Stir well to combine. Place the lid on the pot and cook over medium low heat for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove the lid from the pot, simmer the chili on low for up to an additional hour, stirring occasionally. Top with shredded cheese and any additional toppings you desire.


Calories: 433kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 2000mg | Potassium: 793mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2254IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 170mg | Iron: 5mg