Powder Keg Chili


  • 1 lb. lean ground beef

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 28-oz. can diced tomatoes

  • 15 1/2-oz. can pinto or kidney beans, rinsed and drained

  • 15-oz. can tomato sauce

  • 1 cup water

  • 2 Tbsp chili powder

  • 1 tsp ground cumin

  • 1/2 tsp sugar

  • 1/2 tsp cayenne

  • 24 baked tortilla chips (optional)

beef and onion in a Dutch oven and cook over medium-high heat, breaking
beef apart with a wooden spoon until browned, about 5 minutes.

Add tomatoes, beans, tomato sauce, water, chili powder, cumin, sugar and cayenne.

Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, partially covered until thickened slightly, about 30 minutes.

Serve with tortilla chips, if using.