Hearty Slow Cooker Chili
Source: Publix Aprons
Food Group: Beef
|1 pound(s) Beef Stew Meat (Bite size pieces)|
|1/2 pound(s) Hot Italian Sausage|
|2 cup(s) Chopped Onions|
|1 medium Green Bell Pepper - diced|
|1 can(s) Northern Beans (15-16 oz undrained)|
|1 can(s) Red Kidney Beans (15-16 oz undrained)|
|1 can(s) Crushed tomatoes (28 oz.)|
|2 tablespoon(s) Garlic powder|
|1 tablespoon(s) Paprika|
|1 tablespoon(s) Ground cumin|
|2 teaspoon(s) Chili powder|
|1 teaspoon(s) Cayenne pepper (more if desired)|
|Salt & Pepper to taste|
1. Add canola or peanut oil to a large saute pan on medium-high to brown stew beef on all sides and remove from pan.
2. Add sausage to same pan and brown 4-5 minutes, until no pink remains, stirring sufficiently to crumble meat.
3. Combine all remaining ingredients in a 4 qt. (or larger) slow cooker, stir in beef and sausage. Cover and cook on High for 3 hours or Low for 6 hours.
Serve and enjoy. Rice or crushed crackers may be added, as personal preference!