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Beef Chili Recipe

This beef chili recipe is loaded with beef and beans! if you're looking for a ground beef chili recipe that will be filling and comforting this is it! Our homemade chili recipe is a beef and bean chili but you could even swap beef out for ground chicken or turkey!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 40 mins
Total Time1 hr 55 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 276kcal
Author: Courtney


  • 2 Lbs Ground Beef
  • 1 lb Short Rib bone in
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Large Onion diced
  • 5 Cloves Garlic minced
  • 1/4 Cup Chili Powder
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Cumin
  • 2 Teaspoons Oregano
  • 1 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • Pinch of Cayenne Pepper more if you like it spicy!
  • 2 28 oz Cans Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 Cup Corn frozen
  • 2 13.4 oz Package Kidney Beans
  • 1 13.4 oz Package Black Beans
  • 1 1/2 Cup Chopped Peppers Sliced or Chopped Frozen


  • In a large pot brown the short ribs.
  • In a separate pan sauté the olive oil onions and garlic with seasonings.
  • Once the short ribs are browned remove and start to brown the ground beef.
  • Add water to the ground beef to break it up and place in the short ribs.
  • Add onions and garlic plus tomatoes, corn, beans and peppers to the pot.
  • Bring to a boil and then reduce heat and cook for an hour.
  • Shred the short ribs into the beef chili recipe or you can enjoy them off the bone.


Calories: 276kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 266mg | Potassium: 399mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 120IU | Vitamin C: 16.7mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 2.9mg