Ground Beef and Salsa Chili

This ground beef and bean chili is one of the best ever. Salsa is used to season it. The best part? It's done in 30 minutes.

Recipe from Midwest Living
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  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 3 cups low-sodium tomato juice
  • 1 12 ounce jar thick and chunky salsa (1-1/2 cups)
  • 1 15 ounce can chili beans
  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can low-sodium diced tomatoes
  • 1 10 3/4 ounce can reduced-sodium condensed tomato soup
  • 1/2 1 3/4 ounce package chili seasoning mix
  • Shredded cheddar cheese (optional)
  • Chopped onion (optional)
In a large saucepan, cook beef and onion until meat is brown and onion is tender. Drain fat. Stir in tomato juice, salsa, beans, undrained tomatoes, soup, and seasoning. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 20 minutes.
Top with cheese and onion, if you like. Makes 6 servings


  • Nutrition Note:

    To reduce the sodium, omit the chili seasoning and substitute 2 tablespoons chili powder.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 323, Fat, total (g) 14, chol. (mg) 48, carb. (g) 37, sodium (mg) 1167, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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