Make Ahead Hearty Chili

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Description

For busy fall nights this make ahead chili is not only delicious but also comes together while you are running around checking things off your to do list.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Canola Oil
  • 1 large Green Pepper, chopped
  • 1 large Onion, chopped
  • 2 large Garlic, minced
  • 3 pounds Lean Ground Beef
  • 2 cans Stewed Tomatoes, Undrained
  • 2 cans Tomato Sauce, 8 Ounces Each
  • 2 cans Green Chilies, 4 Ounces Each
  • 1/2 cup Parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Chili powder
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 package Bowtie Pasta, Use your favorite pasta or rice!

Instructions

1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add green pepper, onion and garlic; cook and stir 3-4 minutes or until tender. Transfer to a 6-qt. slow cooker.

 

2. Working in batches if necessary, cook beef in the same skillet over medium-high heat for 8-10 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking meat into crumbles. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to slow cooker.

 

3. Stir tomatoes, tomato sauce, chilies, parsley and seasonings into beef mixture. Cook, covered, on low 6-8 hours to allow flavors to blend. Serve with rice and toppings as desired. Freeze option: Freeze cooled chili in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding a little water or broth if necessary. Optional toppings: shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream and sliced green onions


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Krista Numbers

Krista is the founder of Simplify Supper. She is passionate about making family dinner a priority and strives to provide simple solutions to make it happen.

Feb 02, 2014
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