Children's Fun-to-Fix Chili

When it comes to kid-friendly ways to serve food, this simple yet flavorful ground beef chili has it in the bag.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 12

Chili

1 1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
cup coarsely chopped onion (2 medium)
1
package (1.25 oz) chili seasoning mix
1
can (15.5 oz) red beans, drained
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
12
bags (1 1/4 oz each) corn chips

Toppings

1 1/2
cups shredded cheese (6 oz)
1 1/2
cups shredded lettuce
3/4
cup sour cream, if desired

  • 1 In nonstick 4-quart Dutch oven, cook ground beef and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in chili seasoning mix, beans and tomato sauce. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated.
  • 2 Let guests serve themselves by opening 1 bag of corn chips and topping with generous 1/3 cup beef mixture, some cheese, lettuce and sour cream.

Expert Tips

Kids will love this chili for their next birthday party.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
220),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
25%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
730mg
730%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
70%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.