Easy Healthy Chili Con Carne Recipes

Chili con carne is a Mexican dish that is made of ground beef or chicken then seasoned with chili powder. The chili powder I am talking about is a spice blend that contains spices like cumin, paprika, oregano, cayenne, and coriander. So don’t confuse chili powder with pure powdered chili pepper.

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Chili con carne is a versatile dish that you can top it on your taco, burrito, or even over rice.

The best chili con carne recipe | How to make chili con carne recipe

chili con carne - This simple recipe for Chili Con Carne is super easy to make and so delicious.It's warming, tasty and a little bit spicy! The best thing is it's individual, everyone's chilli is different!Chilli con carne is the perfect comfort food.Perfect for meal prep or an easy weeknight dinner.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3
Author: Papitha Ranganathan


Ingredients chili con carne

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 4-5 cloves of garlic chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 cup of ground chicken
  • 1/5 cup of chicken broth
  • 1 diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup of kidney beans rinsed and drained


How to cook the recipe

  • Heat the oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the onion, pepper, garlic, salt, chili powder, and oregano. Cook for about three to five minutes or until the veggies are fragrant and beginning to soften.
  • Stir in the tomato paste,cook for another minute before adding the ground chicken, breaking it up with a wooden spoon, and cook until the meat loses its raw color (about 5 minutes).
  • Add the broth and simmer for about 10 minutes. Stir in the tomatoes and the beans; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until thick, about 10 minutes.
  • Ladle into your favorite bowl and top with your favorite chili toppings.(ie. cheese, coriander leaves, Greek yogurt, spring onion etc...).

Papitha Ranganathan

I'm Papitha Ranganathan house wife and food blogger. I love to cook various cuisines in my kitchen which comes out so delicious. I would like to share my recipes here.

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