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Chili is one of the easiest, cheapest, and yummiest campervan meals, especially on a cold or rainy night. It's a one pot meal full of protein, zesty brightness, and just enough spice to warm you right up!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Campervan Meal
Servings 2


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ onion
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 can tomatoes
  • 1 can kidney beans
  • 1 can black beans
  • sriracha


  • Fry diced onions in olive oil on medium heat until there's some browning, 5-10 min.
  • Add finely chopped garlic and spices, fry for 1 min.
  • Add the cans of tomatoes and beans, with their liquids. Add some salt.
  • Cook for 10 - 20 minutes.
  • Taste the chili! Add more salt and spices if it tastes a bit bland. If it still needs something, add some sriracha for acid and spice.
  • Enjoy with some shredded cheese and chopped herbs on top if you have any!


Any types of beans will do.
Chili is delicious with lots of other veggies, just work with what you have. It's especially good with carrots, celery, and corn!