All I want to do is cozy up with a warm soup and a good book.
To celebrate the wonder that is winter, I'm hosting a party. You're invited to join me every Tasty Tuesday through March for a virtual potluck. If you joined me for the Summer Salad Virtual Potluck, then you'll reunite with a few friends. Plus, I'm so excited to introduce you to a couple more. You're going to love them.
They're all bringing soup!
This chilly weather calls for chili, and I have the perfect recipe. Easy chili. Crockpot chili.
You may have the ingredients in your pantry. Happy dance! We're having fun already.
|With crinkled nose, my five-year-old insists the chili looks better in person.|
Everyone's a critic.
My mom gave me a similar recipe years ago and through experimentation (okay, making mistakes and not paying attention to the recipe), I created this one.
Easy Crockpot Chili
1 pound ground beef
1 onion, sliced
3 cans kidney beans, drained
1 15 oz. can of tomato sauce
1 can of Rotel diced tomatoes
1-2 Tsp. chili powder
1 Tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 Tsp. salt
1.Brown the beef and onion. (I know. This part is more work than I prefer.)
2.Place all ingredients in crockpot.
3. Everything is cooked, so the purpose it to allow it to ruminate. 2-3 hours on high or 6-8 hours on low.
Magical Meal Combination:
My son, who doesn't like "spicy," declared his love for this chili if he has milk and cornbread to "cut the fire." My daughter prefers crackers. Toss out some carrots or celery before the meal and everyone is happy.
- Grab a crockpot liner to make clean up as easy as possible.
- Also, if you want a shortcut, you can brown the meat in the microwave and place the uncooked onion in the crockpot with the other ingredients, but browning them together tastes better.
- Use paper bowls to make clean up even easier.
- If it seems a little too soupy, lift the lid at the end of your cooking time and it will evaporate. My house always needs more humidity this time of year anyway.