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chili in black bowl with shredded cheddar cheese on top and square of cornbread and a spoon. dish of cornbread in the background.

Easy Chili Recipe Football Party Idea with ButcherBox® Ground Beef

  • Author: Crafting a Family Dinner
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: main dish
  • Method: stove top
  • Cuisine: American


Planning a football party this season? This easy and delicious chili recipe is just the recipe for a cool fall football Saturday party. Serve it with your favorite sides such as cornbread and salad.


Units Scale
  • 1 pound of ground beef – ButcherBox®
  • 1 package of French’s Chili seasoning
  • 2 cans of dark red kidney beans (drained)
  • 3 cans of petite diced tomatoes (14.5 oz)
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 green pepper diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • optional water if too thick after it simmers.


  1. In a large Dutch oven or Large Cast Iron Skillet brown 1 pound of ButcherBox® ground beef.
  2. When the meat is almost cooked add the chopped onion, chopped green peppers, and chopped garlic and saute.
  3. Next, stir in the French’s chili packet, 3 cans of diced tomatoes, 2 cans of dark red kidney beans (drained) chili powder, and cumin. Stir well.
  4. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 25 minutes.
  5. Serve with corn bread or chips.

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