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Spicy Ground Beef Chili
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Spicy Ground Beef Chili

This is a super-easy to make spicy ground beef chili, yet it is very tasty. I like to freeze it in batches so I have an easy-to-heat-and-eat lunch on hand. It is meant to be spicy and it is.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword beef, chili, spicy
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 335kcal
Author Mike

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 large white onion chopped
  • 1 medium red bell pepper diced
  • 1 medium green bell pepper diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 ounce green chile peppers drained
  • 1 medium jalapeno pepper diced
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 can beans (pinto, kidney... whichever you prefer) drained and rinsed
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Suggested toppings

  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Pickled jalapenos

Instructions

  • Brown the ground beef in a large pot or Dutch oven or medium-high heat. Drain all but 1 tablespoon of the drippings.
  • Add the onion and cook until the onion starts to soften.
  • Add garlic and bell peppers and cook another 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the remaining ingredients. Stir.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and simmer uncovered for at least 30 minutes or until the sauce is the desired thickness.
  • Cover and simmer another 20 minutes.
  • Serve with your favorite toppings.

Nutrition

Calories: 335kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 452mg | Potassium: 642mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1219IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 4mg