Chilli (Minus the Heartburn)


1 lb lean ground beef

1 (680 ml) can tomato sauce, with herbs

1 (398 ml) can diced tomatoes

1 (540 ml) can red kidney beans, liquid reserved

1 (540 ml) can black beans, liquid reserved

2 celery ribs, chopped

1 sweet red pepper, diced

1 tablespoon garlic powder

1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder

1 tablespoon sweet paprika

1 teaspoon chili powder (optional)


Cook and "scramble" beef on stove top.

In crock pot, layer ingredients in the following order: celery, cooked beef, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, kidney beans + liquid, black beans + liquid, red pepper, spices. Give it a quick stir.

Cook on High for 5 hours or Low for 8 hours.

Freezes well for up to a month.


Fat: 8.9
Calories: 375.6
Saturated Fat: 3.3
Sodium: 829.1
Fiber: 14.5
Sugar: 9.6
Carbohydrate: 47.3
Cholesterol: 49.1
Protein: 29.4