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Four Ingredient Recipes- Cheap Chili




This is a concoction of my own and the recipe on the back of a chili seasoning packet.
I don’t like packets, but when we want chili in a hurry; we revert to the packet.
One night, I was daring and do it without the packet PERISH THE THOUGHT and there were no leftovers.

Cheap Chili

1) 1 packet of chili seasoning OR my ingredients = 2 Tbsp oregano, 2 Tbsp. ground cumin and 2 Tbsp. Garlic powder

2) 1 can diced tomatoes undrained

3) 1 can dark red kidney beans undrained (you could also use black beans besides or in place of the kidney beans LIVE DANGEROUSLY!)

4) 1 pound ground sirloin

Ok here is an addendum: I now (as of 2013) add apple cider vinegar (about 3 Tbsp.) and some green pepper to this I AM A DAREDEVIL!!! The vinegar adds some liquid and some tang and the peppers add crunch plus flavor. Don’t add the peppers until about 5 minutes before serving. This will be amazing.

Brown the beef then add the packet/seasonings (I also add onion as a seasoning too and it adds texture). Stir in the beans and tomatoes and simmer for 10 minutes.

We serve with sour cream, shredded mozzarella cheese, and Frito’s.



3 thoughts on “Four Ingredient Recipes- Cheap Chili”

  1. I'm doing a service project for my senior year of high school, and I'm working with about 6 fourth and fifth grader girls teaching them some crafts and cooking. Could I do this recipe in a crock pot? We'd have to make it the afternoon before keeping it refrigerated, then their teacher could plug it in the next morning, and they'd eat it for lunch. Would that work?


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