Italian Chili

The addition of spaghetti sauce, garlic, and mushrooms gives the typical chili a great twist! A dinner recipe from stove to table in under an hour!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Italian chili recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 408kcal
Author Kelly Miller


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 16 oz sliced mushrooms
  • 14 oz can diced tomatoes with garlic and onion
  • 26 oz jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 16 oz can red kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  • Brown ground beef along with onions in a stockpot, drain, and return to pan.
  • Stir in mushrooms, diced tomatoes, sauce, water, kidney beans, chili powder, salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes. Serve with a sprinkling of shredded mozzarella.


Calories: 408kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 1115mg | Potassium: 1322mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 870IU | Vitamin C: 18.2mg | Calcium: 171mg | Iron: 6.1mg