Crock Pot Chili – Easy Recipes For The Best Chili

If you haven’t used your crockpot recently, its time to pull it out of the cupboard. Crock pots are perfect for those busy weeknights. Here are 3 different chili recipes for a chilly evening.

Mom’s Favorite Chili

1 pound ground beef ; browned, drained

1 can pork and beans

1 can chili beans

1 regular can tomato sauce

1 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon chili powder

Red pepper ; to taste

Salt ; to taste

Mix all ingredients in crock pot. Cook on LOW for 3 to 4 hours.

Navajo Beef And Chile Stew

3 pound lean beef stew meat ; cut 3/4 ” cubes

1 large onion, chopped

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 can ready-cut tomatoes with juice – (14 1/2 oz)

1 can diced green chiles – (7 oz) drained

1 can whole-kernel corn – (8 1/2 oz) undrained

1 teaspoons dried oregano leaves, crushed

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground red pepper

2 tablespoon yellow cornmeal

Combine all ingredients, except cornmeal, in a slow cooker, mixing well. Cover and cook on LOW for 7 to 8 hours or until meat is tender.

20 Minutes before serving:

Turn control to HIGH. Stir in cornmeal. Cover and cook on HIGH 20 to 25 minutes.

No-Bean Chili

2 pounds ground beef

(or cubed lean stew beef)

1 can tomato sauce – (8 oz)

1 can tomato paste – (6 oz)

1 can stewed tomatoes – (16 oz) ; (optional)

2 tablespoon chili powder

1 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce ; or more

Combine all ingredients in slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 10 hours. (Add a can of your favorite beans if you wish, but then it wouldn’t be No-Bean Chilli.)

This recipe yields 4 to 6 servings.

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