Monday, July 22, 2013

Org Junkie link up - What's For Dinner?

Monday is Menu Plan Monday over at my hangout, OrgJunkie.com. Honestly, I haven't decided yet, but probably crock pot chili. Even my super picky DD2 will ask for seconds!

Easy recipe is as follows.

1 CrockPot or other slow cooker (if you don't want to bother with clean up, I love the crock pot liners)
1 can of light colored beans (white kidney is our choice) - drain this can first
1 can of dark colored beans (dark red kidney is our choice) - use juice from this one
1 can of el Cheapo Spaghetti Sauce in a can (need the large size can, or 2 smaller ones)
1/2 to 1 full pound of browned ground turkey or beef
1 packet of McCormick's chili seasoning ( we prefer mild)

Give a quick stir and cook on LOW for 4-6 hours (You can go longer if you keep the juice from both cans of beans.) If the chili is too thin, increase the temperature and remove the lid to reduce the sauce, takes about one hour. Feeds 6-8 people.

We love this easy chili so much that we don't even use cheese. Perfect over Fritos or served with crackers or cornbread - so versatile! Also freezes well.