MMM, MMM, Good!!
On a cold winters day or if your dealing with a hectic schedule, there is nothing more welcome than to come home to a simmering crockpot full of chili just waiting on you.
This recipe serves 12 and is so wonderful and full of spices. I have never served it at a potluck or for the family and had very much leftovers - which is a shame as I love to also use this for our chili dogs as well.
The recipe was created one day by me when we were under a sever winter storm warning and had the potential to be snowbound for several days. I wanted to make enough so that if we lost power we could simply heat and serve thus this recipe was born.
We hate bland foods so I basically opened my spice cabinet up and started throwing stuff in... It turned out awesome with no effort after the initial assembly.
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1 lb bulk pork sausage
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped
- 4 cans chili beans, undrained
- 2 (15 oz each) cans tomato sauce
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 envelopes chili mix
- 2 Tablespoons chili powder
- 2 Tablespoons Emeril Lagasse Original Essence, Also known as BAM
- 2 Tablespoons parsley flakes
- 2 Tablespoons creole seasoning
- 2 Tablespoons ground black pepper
- In a large frying pan, cook the ground beef, sausage, onion, and green pepper until meat is no longer pink and onions are transparent. Chopping and stirring until done-you don't want any big clumps of meat.
- When finished, drain any excess grease and add to your slow cooker (or dutch oven) along with all other ingredients.
- simmer on low for 6 hours or until ready to eat.
This recipe for crockpot chili couldn't be any easier and is even better when you reheat it. I like to can the extras, when I can get some, so that we have it on hand when we need it in a hurry.
It is really good served with traditional toppings or if you're like me, with peanut butter sandwiches. It's GREAT!!
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