Easy Beef Recipes

One of the best easy beef recipes include a fantastic ground beef chili. Double the recipe and put a batch in your freezer for a future meal.

Fantastic Ground Beef Chili with Beans

This ground beef chili is one of my family's favorite recipes for ground beef. You will list this one in your recipe holder as dinner recipes easy with beef. I also put a batch in the freezer for a future dinner.


1 cup onion, chopped

1 green pepper, chopped

3 cloves of garlic, chopped

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 pound ground beef

2 cans diced tomatoes

1 can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained

3 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon chili powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon ground oregano

1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric

1/4 teaspoon ground basil


1. Add olive oil, onions, green pepper and garlic to dutch oven and saute until tender.

2. Add salt to ground beef and cook

3. Combine spices together then add to ground meat

4. Add red wine vinegar

5. Add tomatoes and let simmer for 30 minutes in covered pot

6. Add kidney beans and cook for a 10 more minutes

Have Ground Beef Chili Your Way, Every Way

1. Serve over white or brown rice

2. Garnish with grated cheddar cheese, onions and sour cream

3. Substitute black beans for the kidney beans

4. Leave out the beans and serve as a chili dip with scoop tortilla chips. You might like to serve this dip in a mini crock pot. The Little Dipper is one of my favorite Rival crock pots.

Rival 32041C 16-Ounce Little Dipper Chrome

5. Serve over hot dogs for a great chili dog

6. Substitute ground turkey for a low fat chili

7. Put the leftovers in the freezer

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