Weeknight Chili recipe from Crock-Pot® Hearty Soups, Stews & Chilies cookbook (item # 2269800) Makes 4 servings Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 4 to 6 hours (LOW) or 2 to 3 hours (HIGH)
1 pound ground beef or turkey
1 package (about 1 ounce) chili seasoning mix
1 can (about 15 ounces) red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (about 14 ounces) diced tomatoes with mild green chiles
1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese (optional)
Chopped green onion (optional)
1. Brown beef in large skillet over medium-high heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring to break up meat. Drain fat. Stir in seasoning mix.
2. Combine beef mixture, beans, tomatoes and tomato sauce in CROCK-POT® slow cooker. Cover; cook on LOW 4 to 6 hours or on HIGH 2 to 3 hours. Top with cheese and green onion, if desired.