Sunday, April 1, 2007

five bean chili (slow cooker recipe)

serves 8
prep time 15 minutes
cooking time 7-8 hrs on low 4 hrs on high


1 1/2 lbs lean ground beef
2 cups chopped onion
15 oz can light red kidney beans
15 oz can dark red kidney beans
15 oz can cannellini beans
15 oz can butter beans, drained
15 oz can pinto beans, drained
2 - 14.5 oz cans diced tomatoes w/ chiles
2 - 1.25 oz packets chili seasoning mix
1/2 cup tomato sauce
salt and pepper
sliced green onion
shredded cheddar cheese
sour cream


brown ground beef with onions in skillet over medium high heat
drain fat and add to 4 to 5 quart slow cooker
add all beans, tomatoes, chili seasoning and tomato sauce to slow cooker - stir
cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours or on high for 4 hours
season to tast with salt and pepper
serve with oinion, cheese and sour cream (if desired)

we usually eat this w/ corn bread

from Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade cook book

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