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Super Quick Chili

Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Total time 27 mins
Yield Makes 8 servings
Slice tops from 16 (1-oz.) hearty round dinner rolls, and then let guests hollow out centers and spoon chili into them.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon Creole seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 (16-oz.) cans diced tomatoes with green pepper and onion
  • 2 (16-oz.) cans small red beans
  • 2 (8-oz.) cans tomato sauce
  • Toppings: shredded Cheddar cheese, sliced green onions, diced tomatoes

How to Make It

  1. Brown beef in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat, stirring often, 6 to 8 minutes or until beef crumbles and is no longer pink; drain well. Return beef to Dutch oven; sprinkle with chili powder, Creole seasoning, and cumin, and sauté 1 minute.

  2. Stir in diced tomatoes and next 2 ingredients, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes. Serve with toppings.