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Recipe of the Day .....10/8/12

Posted by on Oct. 8, 2012 at 6:42 AM
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It's sooooo cold here in the D.


This is one of those things I don't follow a recipe for.So this is a hodge podge of what I do for chili

1-2 lbs ground meat (beef or turkey)

1 diced onion

2 cans chili beans or dark kidney beans

1 can diced tomatoes

1 can tomato sauce

1 jar favorite salsa

chili powder

Brown the meat and onion, Drain. Mix everything else in the crock pot on high for 6-8 hours.

I love to serve this with corn muffins. You can also serve with corn chips, grated cheddar cheese, sour cream, oyster crackers, whatever you like on your chili.

by on Oct. 8, 2012 at 6:42 AM
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by on Oct. 8, 2012 at 8:00 AM
I don't really make chili, but yours sounds yummie I like the idea of the salsa sounds like it would add a kick do you use mild, medium, hot???? Just curious!! Yours seems like a nice easy recipe perfect for a cold fall day, and i love using my crock pot on those it ok to borrow it ??? Have a great Monday : - )
by Platinum Member on Oct. 8, 2012 at 8:32 AM
Of course you can borrow it! That's why I post them. I love sharing recipes. I mostly use a medium salsa, but you can use whatever your favorite is.
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by Becky on Oct. 8, 2012 at 9:52 AM

I brown ground beef with onion, garlic, and green pepper (diced), then add 3 cans of Del Monte diced tomatoes, seasoned for chili, plus 2 cans light red kidney beans, plus a little sugar, chili powder, salt, pepper, and a pinch of cayenne, and let it cook for about an hour.  Serve it over elbow mac, with cheese and diced onion on top.   

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by Silver Member on Oct. 8, 2012 at 10:44 AM
  • Cook dry pinto beans in the crock pot for about 4-5 hours, making sure water levels are at least 3 inches above the beans.
  • Add in chili powder, salt and garlic powder to taste
  • An hour to an hour and half before the dry  pinto beans are fully cooked, add into the crock pot dried kidney beans
  • In a separate pan, brown ground beef. Season with chili powder, salt and garlic
  • Drain ground beef
  • Once drained, place beef back in the pan and add in diced onion and bell peppers until slightly softened
  • Once beans are cooked, add in meat mixture and 2 cans of stewed tomatoes
  • Simmer for an hour
  • Serve over white rice and top with cheese
by Barb on Oct. 8, 2012 at 10:48 AM

I brown ground beef and onion. put in crockpot, add a couple cans of rinsed kidney beans,   tomato sauce, chili powder, salt and pepper. If I have any on hand, I like chopped green peppers also.

by on Oct. 8, 2012 at 11:01 AM

 Mines close to this.

I will use either chuck roast cut into cubes or ground beef!

Canned or dry beans but I prefer to use dry if I have the time

I make it easy and use the packages of chili mix most of the time, so 2 of those.

Onion, bell pepper and sometimes celery (hard to get away from the holy trinity-too much louisiana in me)

jalapeno pepper

tomato paste, sauce or chopped tomatoes. --I'll use what I have!


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by on Oct. 8, 2012 at 11:19 AM

Looks really good,
I now make a bbq chili that we love :)

by Platinum Member on Oct. 8, 2012 at 1:07 PM

1 pack of Carol Shelbys' Chili Seasoning

2lbs. lean ground beef

1lb. sausage

1 large onion chopped

1 large green pepper

1 pkg.  fresh mushrooms whole or sliced

1-2 cloves of garlic minced

1-2 cans of chopped or stewed tomatoes

tomato sauce (not sure how much) but use big cans

tomato paste if needd to thicken sauce



3-4 cans of dark kidney beans or mix of light and dark

Salt and pepper to taste

If wanted you can add more chili powder.


Brown meat and add green peppers,onions and mushooms. Add other ingredients into large heavy pot and simmer on low/med heat for 3-4 hours for flavor to blend well. We let ours cook most of the day.

Sour cream,shredded sharp cheddar cheese,chopped green onions for toppings. And corn bread muffins or cheddar chese biscuits.

by on Oct. 8, 2012 at 2:51 PM

Oh yes, sausage is good in it too! Ground sausage or smoked sausage cut up into bit sized pieces. Kuntrylady56 just reminded me!

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