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Fajita Chili Recipe | Grandbaby Cakes

Fajita Chili Recipe (How to Make Chili)

Fajita Chili Recipe (How to Make Chili) – An easy chili recipe that starts with fajita seasoning, peppers and onions resulting in new and exciting flavors to homemade chili.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword comfort food, crowd pleasers, game day recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 317kcal
Author Jocelyn Delk Adams of Grandbaby-Cakes.com


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/3 cup diced onion
  • 1 cup sliced green and red bell peppers
  • 1 pound boneless chicken breasts sliced into wedges
  • 14.5 ounces diced tomatoes 1 can
  • 8 ounce tomato sauce 1 can
  • 15.5 ounces kidney beans, drained 1 can
  • 2 tablespoons fajita seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons chili seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: Garnish with shredded cheese chopped cilantro, diced green onions and sour cream


  • In a medium pot, heat olive oil over medium high heat.
  • Add minced garlic and cook for 1 minute, then add diced onions, peppers and chicken, salt and pepper, and cook until chicken is cooked through and peppers and onions are softened.
  • Next, add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, and kidney beans then stir in fajita and chili seasonings.
  • Lower the heat to medium low and slowly cook occasionally stirring chili until everything thickens (about 10-15 minutes). Salt and pepper to taste. Cool for 10 minutes to allow everything to further thicken and allow flavors to deepen.
  • Garnish and serve.


Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 258mg | Potassium: 896mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 2315IU | Vitamin C: 42.6mg | Calcium: 145mg | Iron: 6.2mg