Chili I

  1. 1 lb. ground beef, browned and drained
  2. 1 medium onion, diced
  3. 1 small or 1/2 large green pepper diced
  4. 1 1# can diced tomatoes
  5. 1 small can tomato paste
  6. 1/2 cup red wine
  7. 1 pkg chili seasoning mix
  8. 1 tbsp chili powder
  9. 1 1# can chili beans
  1. Mix everything together in the crockpot and cook on low 6 or more hours.
  2. This is really good with some cheese stirred in just before serving and a dab of sour cream on top.

Chili Trivia:

  • Chili is the official state food of Texas
  • Cincinnati Chili was inspired by Greek and Macedonian immigrants around the turn of the 20th century
  • The intensity of heat in the taste of the Chile peppers usually decreases as the size of the pepper increases