Red Bean Chili

Red Bean Chili is a wonderfully satisfying homemade chili recipe we cook often especially during the cold winter months.

A very tasty chili con carne recipe, quick and easy to make, great served with bread, rice or pasta.

This recipe makes 6 servings.


  • 2 tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 2 cups canned tomatoes
  • 1 can tomato soup
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 medium bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 clove garlic, mashed
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 2 cups canned kidney beans


  • Heat oil in large frying pan.
  • Add onion, green pepper and hamburger.
  • Cook until browned, stirring occasionally.
  • Add all other ingredients.
  • Cover and simmer for about 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  • Add a little water if mixture gets too thick.
  • Ladle into bowls and serve with pasta, rice or bread.

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