ZESTY ITALIAN CHILI

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

Mmm, wouldn't this taste just perfect on one of these fridgid winter evenings when you come home from work or shopping and you're too tired to cook. It's been simmering for hours and all ready for you to dig in!
Recipe: Prevention Guide: Slow Cooker So Easy
Photo: dorothylane.com


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

5 Hr

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

3/4 lb
lean ground beef
1 Tbsp
olive oil
2 large
onions, chopped
2 large
red bell peppers, chopped
1 large
green bell pepper, chopped
5 clove
garlic, minced
2 Tbsp
chili powder
1 tsp
italian seasoning
1/4 c
dry red wine
3
zucchini, chopped
2 small
pepperoncini peppers, chopped
1 jar(s)
(24-26 oz.) marinara sauce
1 can(s)
(15 oz.) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook beef in skillet over medium-high heat until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Drain and transfer to slow cooker.
2
Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Cook onions, peppers, and garlic, stirring, for 5 minutes. Transfer to slow cooker.
3
Add remaining ingredients and 1 tsp. salt. Cover and cook on LOW setting for 4 to 5 hours. Garnish with chopped basil, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Chili
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy