Crockpot Chili Recipe

This week’s recipe is Crock Pot Chili by Brett at Mama Loves Her Bargains that is sure to warm you on a chilly night!

Chili is one of my Brett’s favorite dishes to make when the weather gets cooler. It’s full of protein, and such a comfort food for us. This is more or less the chili her mom although some things have changed a bit over the years.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb ground beef (or turkey)
  • 1lb sweet Italian sausage (if you like more heat, use spicy!)
  • 1 15oz can dark red kidney beans, rinsed
  • 1 15 oz can red kidney beans, rinsed
  • 1 15 oz can black beans, rinsed (I forgot to get some of these so they aren’t included in the photo above)
  • 2 large cans Tomato Sauce (we prefer Hunts brand)
  • 1 small can tomato paste
  • Chili seasoning to taste
  • Hot peppers- to taste (We leave these in LARGE pieces, so that the kids don’t end up accidentally eating one)
  • 3 bell peppers and 1 medium red onion, sauteed to soften

Directions:

  1. Brown the ground meat and the sausage in a pan. Once browned, put meats into crock pot, and return pan to stove.
  2. Chop the onion and pepper as small or large as you’d like it (I like to mince them) and sautee in oil or butter (or the grease from the meat). Once the veggies are softened, add to crock pot with the meat.
  3. Pour both cans of the tomato sauce into the crock pot, add chili seasoning to taste, and hot peppers (we add the hot peppers slowly, over time, so we don’t get our chili too hot).
  4. Cook chili on low for at least 3 hours — stir occasionally, and if you prefer a hotter chili, add more hot peppers or even some red pepper flakes over time.
  5. Serve with grated cheese, tortilla chips or corn bread/muffins!
  6. Don’t forget to make a batch of my Simply Sweet Corn Muffins to go with this chili- they complement one another perfectly!

Each Tuesday during the Fall and Winter The Centsible Family will showcase a slow cooker (crock-pot) recipe that one of the Mavens of Money have tried and tasted. By sharing we hope you will be able to save a little time during the week as we all know saving time is just as valuable as saving money. And you will be able to enjoy a hot meal at the end of your day.

CHECK OUT MORE RECIPES!


.

Shop Madame Deals and Save!



Do not forget to shop with us!
shop with us

Comments

  1. Amy says

    Great recipe, I tried it tonight and my boyfriend asked if I could make it again that evening…though when do you recommend adding the beans during your cooking? I threw them in after the veggies but before the sauce.

  2. lilith says

    Why canned beans? What about dry beans. It’s extremely hard to find a chili recipe with dry beans for some reason.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

CommentLuv badge