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Chili Recipe (A recipe kids can make)

Chili Recipe (A recipe kids can make)

Very simple Chili my 14 year old likes to make. We took Grandma's recipe and added a little here and there.

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Cook time:40 Minutes
  • Set up:5 Minutes
  • Cook meat & combine ingredients :15 Minutes


  • 1 can(s) kidney beans not drained
  • 1 can(s) refried beans
  • 1 can(s) 16 oz tomato sauce
  • 2 pound(s) ground beef browned and drained
  • 1 can(s) black beans drained
  • 1 can(s) pinto beans drained
  • 1 package(s) William's Chili Seasoning (or) another brand
  • 1 teaspoon(s) onion powder (or) minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon(s) garlic powder
  • 1 bag(s) shredded cheddar cheese
  • Saltine crackers with butter (or) Fritos
  • any hot sauce you want to use



- Get out all ingredients and put them on the counter.

- Get out the large non-stick skillet with the lid, big plastic spoon, 1 teaspoon

measure, and the collinear.

- Put the collinear in the empty sink.

Making the chili:

- Brown ground beef in the large non-stick skillet on medium heat stirring frequently.

- Turn off the burner under the skillet.

- Carefully pour the cooked beef in the collinear and leave it there to drain.

- Wipe out the greasy skillet with a paper towel and put it back in the stove.

- Open the can of kidney beans and poor the beans & it's juice into the skillet.

- Open the can of refried beans and pour it in the skillet. (Use a spoon or let it plop)

- Open the can of tomato sauce and carefully pour it in.

- Pour the drained beef from collinear into skillet.

- Put the collinear back in the sink and use it to drain the remaining beans.

- Open the can of black beans and drain in collinear.

- Open the can of pinto beans and drain in collinear too.

- Add drained beans to the skillet.

- Open the package of chili seasoning and pour in skillet.

- Measure 1 teaspoon of onion powder or minced onion and pour in skillet.

- Measure 1 teaspoon of garlic powder and pour in skillet.

- Use the big plastic spoon and carefully stir it all up.

- Put the lid on it and put it on the burner.

- Cook it with burner on low to medium heat. (The higher the heat the more often you

will have to stir it.)

- Stir it at least every 10 minutes.

- Cook for at least 40 minutes.


*Since you can't leave the kitchen while it is cooking, clean up and set the table.

--- Clean up:

Rinse the collinear and put it and any other utensils used in the dishwasher.

Clean up the counter throwing the trash.

Wipe off the counter with a mildly soapy dish rag.

--- Set the table:




Napkins (or) paper towels folded

Shredded Cheese

Crackers and butter (or) Fritos

Knife for the butter

Any hot sauce you want.

DON'T LEAVE THE KITCHEN with the stove on.

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