Red Bean Chili

Recipe from

Southern Living


2 pounds lean ground beef
1 large onion, chopped
2 (15-ounce) cans light red kidney beans
1 (12-ounce) can tomato juice
1 (10 3/4-ounce) can tomato soup
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
Garnish: chopped onion


Cook beef and onion in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat 10 to 12 minutes, stirring until beef crumbles and is no longer pink. Drain, and return beef mixture to Dutch oven.

Stir kidney beans and next 5 ingredients into beef mixture; reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 1 hour. Garnish, if desired.

Slow-Cooker Red Bean Chili: Cook ground beef and onion according to recipe directions; drain, and place in a 4 1/2-quart slow cooker. Add beans and next 5 ingredients. Cover and cook at HIGH 5 hours. Garnish, if desired.