Dutch Oven Chili is a beef and bean chili that is made right on the stovetop. Hearty, comforting, and loads of flavor in every bite of this stovetop chili recipe.
Dutch Oven Chili
Depending on where you live will vary in what you consider is chili. This is the best chili recipe I have made! Tons of flavor from the onions and garlic. Then add in the meat and beans, it is hearty and so delicious.
How to Make
Step 1: Start by sauteing your onions and garlic in a dutch oven. Once they are softened, add in your ground beef and cook until no longer pink.
Step 2: Add in the rest of the ingredients, bring to a boil and cover and cook on low for an hour.
Can I Make This A Crockpot Chili
If you want to make this into a crockpot chili, go ahead and cook ground beef, onions and garlic in skillet. Then when done, transfer to crock pot.
Cook on low for 6-8 hours. Or high for 3-4 hours. The longer you cook your beef chili the more flavorful the soup will be.
Topping Ideas For This Easy Chili Recipe
- Sour Cream
- Hot Sauce
- Diced Tomatoes
- Red Chopped Onions
- Green Onions
- Green Chilis
- Saltine Crackers
What Are The Best Beans to Use For Chili
Honestly you can use any beans you want for chili. Whether you do all one kind of bean or mix and match. Popular beans are chili seasoned pinto beans, kidney beans, white bean, etc.
Feel free to use whatever you prefer taste and texture wise.
Why Make Chili In Dutch Oven
- Easy prep
- Quick cook time
How To Store Leftovers
Go ahead and allow your chili to cool down a bit. Then transfer into an airtight container and store for a few days in the fridge.
Or if you want you can freeze leftovers as well. Place in a sealable freezer bag or airtight container. Just remember as the chili freezes it will expand a bit, so leave room in container for it to freeze.
Chili can freeze for up to three months. Then thaw in the fridge overnight before you go to reheat it. You can reheat in microwave, stovetop, or even in a slow cooker.
Does This Recipe Double Well
Planning to feed a crowd? Go right ahead and double this recipe if you would like. The biggest thing is to make sure your dutch oven has room to hold all the chili.
If not, then reach for a second pot to cook up the chili.
Here Are More Dinner Ideas To Make This Week
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 onion
- 2 cloves garlic
- 3 green peppers
- 1 (4 oz)can green chilis
- 15 oz can dark red kidney beans
- 15 oz can light red kidney beans
- 28 oz can diced tomatoes
- 1 TBSP Chili Powder
- 1 tsp Cumin
- 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- Pour olive oil in dutch oven on stove top
- Add chopped onions and garlic and saute about 2-3 minutes
- Add ground beef and cook until no longer pink and crumbling
- Add green peppers, chili peppers, and diced tomatoes
- Add all seasonings in.
- Stir and bring to a low boil
- Turn to a low heat and cook for 60 minutes
- Serve and enjoy!
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 276Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 40mgSodium: 158mgCarbohydrates: 27gFiber: 8gSugar: 4gProtein: 21g