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
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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


  1. Preparation:
  2. - Get out all ingredients and put them on the counter.
  3. - Get out the large non-stick skillet with the lid, big plastic spoon, 1 teaspoon
  4. measure, and the collinear.
  5. - Put the collinear in the empty sink.

  6. Making the chili:
  7. - Brown ground beef in the large non-stick skillet on medium heat stirring frequently.
  8. - Turn off the burner under the skillet.
  9. - Carefully pour the cooked beef in the collinear and leave it there to drain.
  10. - Wipe out the greasy skillet with a paper towel and put it back in the stove.
  11. - Open the can of kidney beans and poor the beans & it's juice into the skillet.
  12. - Open the can of refried beans and pour it in the skillet. (Use a spoon or let it plop)
  13. - Open the can of tomato sauce and carefully pour it in.
  14. - Pour the drained beef from collinear into skillet.
  15. - Put the collinear back in the sink and use it to drain the remaining beans.
  16. - Open the can of black beans and drain in collinear.
  17. - Open the can of pinto beans and drain in collinear too.
  18. - Add drained beans to the skillet.
  19. - Open the package of chili seasoning and pour in skillet.
  20. - Measure 1 teaspoon of onion powder or minced onion and pour in skillet.
  21. - Measure 1 teaspoon of garlic powder and pour in skillet.
  22. - Use the big plastic spoon and carefully stir it all up.
  23. - Put the lid on it and put it on the burner.
  24. - Cook it with burner on low to medium heat. (The higher the heat the more often you
  25. will have to stir it.)
  26. - Stir it at least every 10 minutes.
  27. - Cook for at least 40 minutes.

  29. *Since you can't leave the kitchen while it is cooking, clean up and set the table.
  30. --- Clean up:
  31. Rinse the collinear and put it and any other utensils used in the dishwasher.
  32. Clean up the counter throwing the trash.
  33. Wipe off the counter with a mildly soapy dish rag.
  34. --- Set the table:
  35. Cups
  36. Bowles
  37. Spoons
  38. Napkins (or) paper towels folded
  39. Shredded Cheese
  40. Crackers and butter (or) Fritos
  41. Knife for the butter
  42. Any hot sauce you want.

  43. DON'T LEAVE THE KITCHEN with the stove on.

October 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by Spooker and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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