Heather's Chili

Not being a fan of kidney or black beans, Heather uses a pinto bean only. She also adds a touch of sweet and savory to this spicy chili with some unexpected spices and sugar.

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Heather's Chili

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • lbs ground beef, browned and drained

  • 2

    (14.5 oz) cans diced tomatoes with liquid

  • 1

    (8 oz) can tomato sauce

  • 2

    (15 oz) cans pinto beans

  • 1

    green pepper, diced

  • 1

    onion, finely chopped

  • 1

    (8 oz) package mushrooms, cleaned and sliced

  • 3

    cloves fresh garlic, minced

  • 2

    stalks celery, chopped

  • 2

    tbsp chili powder

  • 1

    tsp oregano

  • ½

    tsp cayenne

  • ½

    tsp chipotle chili

  • ¼

    cup brown sugar

  • ½

    tsp fresh grated nutmeg

  • ½

    tsp cinnamon

  • Couple dashes of hot sauce (optional)

  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Place all ingredients in large crockpot and stir well to combine. Cook on low for 6-8 hours. Note: We add shredded sharp cheddar cheese, sour cream, and saltines when serving. Heather likes her saltines spread with peanut butter.


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