Chili by Maggie

Maggie ^O^


This is a basic chili.

Amounts listed are only guidelines.

Add more meat if desired or even no meat at all if that is your preference.

Add more beans or even different beans.

Use dried beans rather than canned if you have the time.

Adjust the spices according to your taste.

This stuff is just plain yummy comfort food .. it is really good the next day and it does freeze very well.

So if you are looking for a good basic start to creating your own chili recipe .. this just might be it !


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Slow Cooker Crock Pot


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1 lb
lean ground beef
medium size spanish onion - chopped
28 oz can chopped tomatoes
16 oz can tomato puree
1 tsp
chili powder
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp
16 oz can cannellini beans
16 oz can great northern beans
16 oz can red kidney beans
cheddar cheese shredded for topping
sour cream for topping
corn chips for topping

How to Make Chili by Maggie


  • 1Brown ground beef and onions in medium pot until meat is done and onions are tender.

    Drain well.

    Put into crock pot.
  • 2Pour tomatoes and tomato puree over all in crock pot.
  • 3Add seasonings.
  • 4Rinse beans well, add to crock pot and stir until all items are combined.
  • 5Cook on low for 6 - 8 hours or high for about 4 - 5 hours.
  • 6During last half hour of cooking remove lid.
  • 7Serve in bowls and top with cheddar cheese, sour cream and corn chips if desired.
  • 8***** NOTE *****

    You can cook this on the stove top rather than the slow cooker if desired. Cook times will vary and do be careful to keep a good stir going so the tomato products do not burn to the bottom of your pan.

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About Chili by Maggie

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Side Dishes, Chili
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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