Chili Recipe With Ranch Dressing Mix

chili recipe with ranch dressing mix
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Greetings, foodies! Today, I want to share with you my recipe for chili with a twist – I added ranch dressing mix to give it a unique flavor that will surely satisfy your taste buds. This recipe is perfect for those cold nights when you want something warm and comforting to eat. So, without further ado, let’s get cooking!

List of Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • 1 can corn, drained
  • 1 packet ranch dressing mix
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup water

List of Instructions

  1. Brown the ground beef in a large pot over medium-high heat. Drain any excess fat.
  2. Add the kidney beans, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, corn, ranch dressing mix, chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, salt, black pepper, and water to the pot.
  3. Stir everything together until well combined.
  4. Bring the chili to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for about 30 minutes.
  5. Serve hot with your favorite toppings like shredded cheese, sour cream, or green onions.

Nutrition Table

Nutrient Amount per Serving
Calories 320
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 60mg
Sodium 1030mg
Total Carbohydrates 28g
Dietary Fiber 7g
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 24g

Recipes FAQ

  • Q: Can I use ground turkey instead of ground beef?
  • A: Yes, you can substitute ground turkey for the ground beef if you prefer.
  • Q: Can I make this chili in a slow cooker?
  • A: Yes, you can cook this chili in a slow cooker on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.
  • Q: Can I freeze this chili?
  • A: Yes, you can freeze this chili for up to 3 months in an airtight container or freezer bag.
  • Q: Can I add more or less chili powder?
  • A: Yes, you can adjust the amount of chili powder to your liking.
  • Q: Can I use fresh tomatoes instead of canned?
  • A: Yes, you can use fresh tomatoes instead of canned. Just make sure to dice them before adding them to the pot.
  • Q: Can I add other vegetables to this chili?
  • A: Yes, you can add other vegetables like bell peppers, zucchini, or carrots to this chili.
  • Q: Can I make this chili vegetarian?
  • A: Yes, you can omit the ground beef and use vegetable broth instead of water to make this chili vegetarian.
  • Q: Can I use homemade ranch dressing mix?
  • A: Yes, you can use homemade ranch dressing mix if you have it on hand.

Recipes Tips

If you want to make this chili spicier, you can add some diced jalapenos or red pepper flakes to the pot.

You can also make this chili in advance and store it in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Just reheat it on the stove or in the microwave before serving.

For a creamier texture, you can add a dollop of cream cheese to the pot before serving.

So there you have it, folks – my recipe for chili with ranch dressing mix. I hope you enjoy making and eating this dish as much as I do. Happy cooking!

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