Pure Food Kids Chili

This quick and easy chili has been taste-tested and approved by more than 180,000 fourth and fifth graders. What more do you need to know? How about that the whole batch only costs about $15 to make, and you can add or subtract just about anything to make it just the way you like it.

Hands on Time

15 minutes

Total Time

30 minutes





Approx. Cost



  1. Step 1

    Prepare and measure all of the ingredients: chop onion and zucchini, mince garlic, chop green and red bell peppers. Measure all of the spices into a small bowl.

    View full ingredient and nutrition breakdown on Foodious.

  2. Step 2

    Open, drain, and rinse the beans. Open the can of tomatoes.

  3. Step 3

    Add oil to a medium soup pot over medium-high heat.

  4. Step 4

    Add onion and garlic to the soup pot, stir, and cook for 1 to 2 minutes.

  5. Step 5

    Add green and red bell peppers and zucchini to the soup pot and saute until tender.

  6. Step 6

    Add spices to the soup pot and stir until all of the vegetables are well coated.

  7. Step 7

    Add the beans and tomatoes to the soup pot and stir well.

  8. Step 8

    Add corn to the soup pot and stir.  Turn up heat to bring chili to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.

  9. Step 9

    Turn off the heat on the soup pot, stir the chili, and garnish with cilantro before serving. Enjoy!

  10. Step 10

    Share a photo of you and your family cooking your chili at home and tag @PureFoodKids on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

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