If you want to stay warm this Winter. One word. Chilli. Not to be confused with Chilly. Because my Quick and Easy Chilli Recipe is definitely not that.

But, first things first. This is not-blow your head off, you may lose your mouth, eat at your own risk-chilli. No way. This is the kind of chilli that is family friendly comfort food, at its best. Think a rich meaty sauce with kidney beans, plenty of veg for nutrition and corn chips to scoop it all up. Because who needs a fork, when you can have a corn chip, right?

The other awesome thing about this recipe. Quick and easy. 20 minutes. One Pan. Minimal effort. And you get to eat corn chips for dinner – did I already mention that?

I’m pretty sure this recipe would also taste awesome with grated cheese stirred through it. You should definitely try it and report back. But, with or without cheese, I know you guys are going to LOVE this quick and easy weeknight warmer.

Quick and Easy Chilli Recipe - You Totally Got This - Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes 

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Quick & Easy Chilli Recipe - You Totally Got This - Quick & Easy Dinner Recipes

Quick & Easy Weeknight Chilli

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  • Author: Rani Hansen
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 serves 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American


Think, a rich meaty sauce with kidney beans, plenty of veg and corn chips to scoop it all up. This 20 minute easy chilli recipe is family friendly comfort food, AT ITS BEST!


  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 small brown onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 250g beef mince
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes (use more or less depending on how hot you like it)
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 400g tinned tomatoes
  • 200g can red kidney beans
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 2 big handfuls of gluten free corn chips


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over medium to high heat. Meanwhile roughly chop the onion and mince the garlic.
  2. Add the onion and garlic to the frying pan and cook for 5 minutes until the onion is soft.
  3. Next add the mince to the frying pan and cook, until it has browned, breaking up with a wooden spoon as you go.
  4. Stir through the chilli, cumin, oregano and canned tomatoes. Bring the mixture to boil and then reduce heat to simmer for 10 minutes. It probably won’t need it, but If the mixture looks a bit dry, just add ½ cup of water.
  5. Finally stir through the baby spinach and kidney beans until the spinach has wilted and kidney beans are warmed through.
  6. Divide the chilli between two bowls and serve with a big handful of corn chips.


  • Meal preppers rejoice. My Quick Weeknight Chilli Recipe freezes like a dream.
  • Not a fan of spinach? Add in any other veggies you like. Grated carrots and zucchini work well too.
  • Making a family sized version of my quick and easy chilli recipe is easy – just double the ingredients.


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Quick and Easy Chilli Recipe - You Totally Got This - Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinner Recipes



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