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Maria Espravnik


Reserve tomatoe juice. Soak dried beans, reserve water.

★★★★★ 1 vote
1 pot
20 Min
1 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


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2 lb
ground beef (chicken, turkey, moose...)
4 medium
tomatoes, fresh or 2 15oz canned tomatoes, any style (stewed, cut up, whole)
1 can(s)
tomatoe juice. 16 ozs tomato juice
1 can(s)
kidney beans,dried , presoak or 15 oz canned ed overnight in water
2 medium
bell pepper
3 clove
1 large
cayenne pepper to taste
red peppers, crushed to taste
1 sprig(s)
cilantro, fresh

How to Make My Chili


  • 1Dice FRESH tomatoes, onions, & bell peppers.
  • 2Brown meat with garlic and onions. Add tomatoes, beans,peppers, tomatoe juice (or reserved liquids). Bring to boil and simmer for 40 mins - hour.
  • 3add presoaked beans, or drain beans; reserve liquids
  • 4Add Cayenne, red pepper simmer 5 mins.
  • 5Remove from heat add cilantro
  • 6Slow cooker method: add everything except spices & cilantro. simmer in the crock 4- overnight. I usually start this the night before so; I do this right before I finish up in the kitchen at night.
  • 71/2 way through or when done add spices. Add cilantro right before serving
  • 8the peppers are for heat adjust them to your taste

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About My Chili

Course/Dish: Chili
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican

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