Most of my family loves chili. Make some bread bowls to go with it and wala, perfection! This is a mild chili, but it's easy to to spice it up if you want.
CHILI (serves 8)
*1 1/2 pounds ground beef
*1 (46 fluid ounce) can tomato juice
*1 quart stewed tomatoes
*1 (29 once) tomato sauce
*1 large onion, chopped
*1 large green bell pepper, chopped
*2 garlic cloves, minced
*3 tablespoon chili powder
*2 teaspoons cumin (gluten free if needed)
*1 1/2 teaspoon salt
*1 teaspoon ground black pepper
*1 teaspoon dried oregano
*1/2 teaspoon white sugar
*2 cups red beans, drained and rinsed
~In a large skillet, add ground beef, onion, green pepper, and garlic.
~Cook until ground beef is brown and no pink.
~Drain, break apart any large chunks of beef.
~Add all ingredients into a large kettle or slow cooker.
~If cooking it in a kettle, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 2-3 hours, stirring occasionally.
~If cooking it in a slow cooker, cook on high for 4 to 5 hours, low 7-8 hours.
`Add 1/8-1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper to make it spicier.
`Add chopped jalapeno peppers when you add tomato base ingredients, to make it spicier.
`Substitute ground beef for ground turkey.
`Substitute ground beef for ground venison.
`Substitute ground beef for ground buffalo.
`Substitute ground beef for Bocca Crumbles
`Substitute ground beef for zucchini or squash