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Easy Texas Style Chili with Beans

An easy Texas-style chili using Ranch Style beans. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Texas
Keyword Easy Texas Chili, Texas Chili, Texas Chili with Beans, Texas Chili with Beans Recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Slow Cooker 0 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 279kcal
Author Evelyn



  • 2 lbs ground beef or turkey
  • 1 cup white onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 2 jalapeños diced
  • 1 28 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 2 14 oz cans ranch style beans
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • cheddar cheese grated
  • 2 jalapenos sliced for garnish


  • Brown ground beef (or turkey) and chopped onions in a large skillet then add garlic and jalapeño, cook for 2 more minutes.  NOTE:  using a Chop & Mix inexpensive utensil makes cooking ground meat so easy.  
  • Place meat mixture into a crockpot on high
  • Add cumin and chili powder, stir to combine
  • Add undrained ranch style beans and tomatoes
  • Cook on low for 4-6 hours.
  • Serve with grated cheese and sliced jalapenos sprinkled on top.


Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 207mg | Potassium: 187mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1440IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 3.6mg