Recipe by jrgh17
"Here's a hearty chili made with ground beef and kidney beans, cooked for hours in a slow cooker."
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2 (16 ounce) cans
kidney beans, rinsed and drained
2 (14.5 ounce) cans
diced tomatoes, undrained
green bell peppers, chopped, divided
red bell pepper, chopped, divided
ground black pepper
shredded Cheddar cheese for garnish
This is just like the chili I make only I use canned pinto beans (Bush's) and also add cumin and cayenne pepper. The ground beef is chuck which produces more grease (drained in a colander)but also much more flavor. I use a cast iron dutch oven and the "fond" made by the browned ground chuck is terrific, once the liquid goes in! Maybe Jay is a bit too finicky about his chili, jrgh17. This is good stuff.
There is some awesome recipes on here but this is not one of them. I did not care for this.
I agree with Jay. This was not good at all (sorry!). For one, this needs WAY more liquid. The juice from two cans of diced tomatoes is not nearly enough! I was quite disappointed that there was nothing to dip my bread bowl top into. :( Flavor-wise, this was decent but my hubs and I agree that we've had much better. Thanks anyways, jrgh17.
This is just like a recipe that came with a list of recipes from my slow cooker! You do need to modify though, I use 2 cans of the 28 oz Tomatoes and 3 Tbsp of the Chili Powder. I add 1 - 2 Tsp Cumin, a Tbsp of pickle juice, and a pickle. You really can go as wild or as tame as your want adding additional flavors spices etc. Great base chili recipe and it is what I have always use!
Great base for a recipe, but not enough liquid from the ingredients listed. I added a couple of teaspoons of cayenne pepper and a can of tomato sauce. Also substituted ground turkey for the beef. After that, it turned out pretty good!
Very easy and very tasty. The family really enjoyed this.
Made this chili recipe and found it very tasty. The 2 pounds of ground beef was perfect for the amount of beans and the peppers made it perfect. I did top it with sour cream and sharp cheddar...yummy. Thanks for sharing.
This is exactly how my dad taught me 45 yrs ago, minus the peppers. I may try peppers next time.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 159
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