Easy 5-Ingredient Chili Recipe

Are you stuck at home? It's just about time for comfort food. Maria Sansone is here to share her family recipe for chili. It's delicious enough for the weekends, but with only five ingredients you can pull it off on a weeknight too!

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1 lb of ground beef (80/20)

1 can Kidney Beans (and/or black beans, drained)

1 can Diced Tomatoes (Fire Roasted or Italian Style)

V8 Juice =

Chili Powder (go crazy!)


  1. Brown 1 lb. Ground Beef (80/20)or Ground Turkey 
  2. In the same pot add about 2-3 cups V8 Juice 
  3. Add 1 - 2 cans Kidney Beans/ Black Beans
  4. Add 1 can Diced Tomatoes 
  5. Cover the top with chili powder (go crazy!)
  6. Bring to a boil. Turn heat down & simmer for at least 1 hour. 
  7. BOOM! Dinner is served! 
  8. Top with hot sauce, shredded cheddar, sour cream, chopped scallions. (optional)
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