Quick Chili

bowl of chili

Makes: 4 Servings This simple chili uses basic ingredients to make a protein-packed main dish. Serve with bread or pour over rice or potatoes for a quick, easy meal!

  • 1 cup low-sodium tomato sauce
  • 1/2 pound ground beef (or ground turkey)
  • 1 can low-sodium kidney beans with liquid (about 15 oz)
  • 1 tablespoon dried onion (or 1/4 cup chopped onion)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder


1. In a large skillet, cook ground beef until browned.                                     2. Drain off any fat.                                                                                                  3. Stir in kidney beans with liquid, tomato sauce, onion, and chili powder. 4. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 10 minutes.

Increase your vegetable intake by adding your favorite veggies! Try mushrooms, spinach or kale, and corn.

Source: USDA recipe finder

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