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 408 kcal
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


  1. Brown ground beef along with onions in a stockpot, drain, and return to pan.

  2. Stir in mushrooms, diced tomatoes, sauce, water, kidney beans, chili powder, salt and pepper.

  3. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes. Serve with a sprinkling of shredded mozzarella.

Nutrition Facts
Italian Chili
Amount Per Serving
Calories 408 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 68mg23%
Sodium 1115mg48%
Potassium 1322mg38%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 870IU17%
Vitamin C 18.2mg22%
Calcium 171mg17%
Iron 6.1mg34%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.