One Pot Chili with Rice

If you like your comfort foods spicy, this will be right down your alley. Here’s a classic chili recipe with beef, beans and tomatoes that’s sure to get everyone excited at your dining table.

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One Pot Chili with Rice

Cooking time
PREP TIME 15 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 30 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 45 mins


  • 1 bag Success® White Rice
  • 4 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 poblano pepper, diced
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 can (15 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (19 oz) kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium beef broth


  • Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or tailgate fare, this simple beefy chili with poblano and bacon explodes with savory, comforting flavors. 

    Step 1

  • Heat Dutch oven over medium heat. Cook bacon, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 5 minutes or until crisp around the edges. Stir in ground beef. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 8 minutes or until starting to brown. Stir in onion, poblano pepper, chili powder and salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 5 minutes or until starting to soften.  

    Step 2

  • Stir in tomatoes, kidney beans, and beef broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 to 20 minutes or until chili is thickened and flavors are married.  

    Step 3

  • Meanwhile, prepare rice according to package directions. 

    Step 4

  • Divide rice among 4 bowls. Top with chili.  

    Recipe Tips 

    Garnish chili as desired with shredded cheese, chopped green onions, sour cream, avocado slices, pickled jalapeño pepper slices, hot sauce and fresh cilantro. 

    Substitute poblano pepper with a combination of bell peppers and jalapeño pepper or serrano chili pepper.