One-Pot  Chili & Rice

A healthy chili that’s still a crowd-pleaser. What a delicious win-win!

15 min
20 min


8 ounces 85% lean ground beef
1 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 can (15.5 oz.) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (14.5 oz.) petite diced tomatoes, no salt added
2 cups water
Optional toppings: low-fat sour cream, shredded cheddar and or pepper jack cheese, crushed tortilla chips, crushed corn chips, sliced green onions


  1. In a large pot over medium-high heat, cook beef and onion until meat is no longer pink, about 7 minutes; drain.
  2. Prepare rice according to package directions.
  3. Return meat mixture to pan; return pan to heat. Add chili powder and cooked rice. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  4. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Serve with optional toppings as desired.

Nutrition Facts

Servings: 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 320
Calories from Fat 120
Total Fat 13g (20% DV)
Saturated Fat 4.5g (22% DV)
Trans Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 50mg (17% DV)
Sodium 530mg (22% DV)
Carbohydrates 31g (10% DV)
Dietary Fiber 5g (20% DV)
Sugars 5g
Protein 20g
Vitamin A 15%
Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 10%
Iron 20%

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