Keep a variety of canned beans on your kitchen shelf and a mix of frozen vegetables in the freezer. Then when the question, "What's for dinner?" is asked, this hearty chili is the less-than-an-hour answer.
For a chill-chasing meal, serve this zesty chili with cornbread and a crisp green salad.
Any combination of your favorite vegetables or canned beans will work well in this recipe. Try canned black beans, black-eyed peas or butter beans.