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classic beef chili in a pan

30 Minute Classic Beef Chili

  • Author: Trish
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 Minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


This Classic Beef Chili is a family favorite for that cold winter day or even just a family Sunday funday. 



1 1/2 lbs. Lean Ground Beef

4 Cloves Garlic

4 Scallions

2 cans Cannellini Beans, drained 

2 Tbsp Mexican Spice Blend

2 chicken or Veggie Stock Concentrate

2 Cans Crushed Tomatoes

Salt and Pepper to taste

Optional: 2 Problano pepper

Optional Toppings: Cheddar Cheese and Sour Cream


Prep - Slice scallions separating greens and whites.  Core and seed poblano and chop.  Drain and rinse beans.

Drizzle oil in a large pan, add beef and cook until browned and no longer pink.  Season with salt and pepper.  Remove from pan and set aside, draining any excess grease.

Add scallion whites, poblano and garlic to the same pan used for beef.  Cook until lightly browned.  Approximately 5 minutes.

Add Mexican Spice Blend

Add stock concentrate, beef, beans, tomatoes and 1 cup of water.  Bring to a boil.  Let simmer until thick, about 10 minutes.

Season with Salt and Pepper to taste.



Optional toppings:  Garnish with cheddar cheese, sour cream and scallion greens 

Keywords: classic beef chili

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