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The Best Ever Chili Recipe - this really is the best chili I've ever had in my life! Plus it's naturally gluten-free and is ready in less than 30 minutes!

The Best Ever Chili

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 2 -3 servings


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • ¼ green bell pepper diced
  • ¼ red bell pepper diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ¼ cup sweetcorn
  • 250 g /0.5lb raw ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 400 g /0.8lb tinned chopped tomatoes
  • 250 g /0.5lb tomato sauce
  • ¼ cup cooked and drained kidney beans
  • optional: grated cheese for topping


  • Drizzle the olive oil into a large frying pan over a medium-high heat.
  • Add in the diced onion and peppers and cook for 5 minutes, until the veggies soften.
  • Stir in the minced garlic and sweetcorn and cook for 2 minutes, until fragrant.
  • Add in the ground beef and cook for an extra 5 minutes, until all the meat has been browned.
  • Drain off the excess fat and sprinkle in the chili powder, cumin, oregano, cayenne pepper, paprika and salt.
  • Stir in the chopped tomatoes, tomato sauce and kidney beans. Make sure everything is well combined and all the spices are evenly distributed.
  • Lower the heat to medium-low and leave the chili to simmer for 10 minutes, until the sauce is thick.
  • Serve immediately topped with grated cheese whilst hot with your favourite comfort food side dish.