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Salsa Verde Ranch Style Beef Chili

This Salsa Verde Ranch Style Beef Chili is the perfect hearty meal to make for a crowd! There are so many amazing flavors in this super simple chili recipe.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword beef chili, beef chili recipe, best chili recipe, best chili recipe ever, easy chili, easy chili recipe, healthy chili recipe, homemade chili, homemade chili recipe, salsa verde recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 174kcal


  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 quartered zucchini
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 can white beans drained
  • 10 oz mild diced tomatoes & chili peppers 1 can Rotel
  • 1 packet dry ranch dressing seasoning
  • 1 1/2 cups prepared salsa verde
  • 1 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/2 cup fresh minced cilantro


  • Place oil into a large dutch oven, 3-5 quart size over medium heat. When hot, add onions and zucchini, cook for 8-10 minutes until softened. 
  • Add garlic and cook for an additional minute. Add beef, salt and pepper. Stir and cook until browned, about 10 minutes.
  • Add beans, tomatoes, salsa, ranch seasoning, chicken broth, cumin, chili powder and cilantro. Stir to combine and reduce heat to low. Simmer until ready to serve.


Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 712mg | Potassium: 525mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 740IU | Vitamin C: 11.9mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 3.1mg