One-Pot Campfire Chili
- 1 pound ground beef or ground turkey
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 bell pepper, chopped
- 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
- 1 can (14 oz) kidney beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 can (14 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 can (14 oz) corn, drained
- 2 cups beef or vegetable broth
- 2 tablespoons chili powder
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon oregano
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Optional toppings: shredded cheese, sour cream, chopped green onions
- Heat a large cast-iron pot or Dutch oven over your campfire or RV stove.
- Add the ground beef or turkey and cook until browned, breaking it into crumbles as it cooks.
- Add the chopped onion, minced garlic, and chopped bell pepper to the pot. Cook until the vegetables are softened.
- Add the diced tomatoes (with their juice), kidney beans, black beans, and corn to the pot.
- Pour in the beef or vegetable broth and stir to combine all the ingredients.
- Season the chili with chili powder, cumin, paprika, oregano, salt, and pepper. Adjust the seasonings to taste.
- Let the chili simmer over the campfire or RV stove for about 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking.
- Once the chili has thickened and the flavors have melded, it's ready to be served.
- Ladle the chili into bowls and top with your favorite optional toppings, such as shredded cheese, sour cream, or chopped green onions.
- Enjoy your delicious campfire chili with some warm cornbread or tortilla chips.
This one-pot campfire chili is not only flavorful and satisfying, but it's also easy to prepare, making it the perfect meal for enjoying the great outdoors during your RV travels.