I have been slowly but surely sharing some of our favorite meals we make for our monthly cooking. At this season in our lives, we need to have dinner ready to go because there just isn’t time to sit in the kitchen much to make dinner. Today’s crock pot chili recipe is a perfect recipe for our family. We have made it for many years andeveryone likes it. Even my picky eaters 🙂 !
We make ours when we make our monthly freezer meals put it in the freezer in 2 ziplock gallon freezer bags, pull it out the night before, put it in the crock pot in the morning and it’s ready to eat at dinner time.
There are a couple tips I am going to share with you that I have learned over the years.
- First off I usually add only 1lb of fried hamburger to the recipe. We do this because we eat only local grass fed beef and because of the price we have cut down on the amount of meat we eat. There are some months as a treat for my husband I will add 2lbs in instead, because he likes meatier chili, but not often. You can choose whatever way is best for you but the recipe will only list 1lb of fried burger.
- For the non tomato fans we take the stewed tomatoes and put them through the food processor so there is no chunks of tomatoes in the chili. Great way to sneak in veggies for the non veggie eaters 😉 !
- I only use a small amount of chili powder in the recipe because the little boys don’t like it hot. I do, however have some kids and a husband who likes their chili extra spicy so they add quite a bit more chili powder to their own bowls.
Easy Crock Pot Chili Recipe
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