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Crock-pot Meaty Chili with a Stove-Top Option

Ingredients

Instructions

Slow Cooker Instructions

  1. Optional, saute the onions, carrots, and celery in a cast iron skillet until onions are translucent, and the vegetables are soften.
  2. Brown ground beef on medium heat.
  3. Place ground beef and sautéed vegetables along with the remaining ingredients in the crock-pot.
  4. Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours, or on low for 6-9 hours or until carrots are thoroughly cooked. For a saucier soup, add more water or broth by the 1/4 cup until desired consistency is reached.
  5. Top with your favorite cheese or cheese substitute, green onions, tomatoes, cilantro, or whatever your heart desires.

Stove Top Instructions

  1. In a 5-6 quart Dutch oven, brown ground beef on medium heat. Add oil, and sauté the onions, carrots, and celery in oil until onions are translucent or browning.
  2. Add remaining ingredients to the Dutch oven, and cook until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally about 30 minutes. For a saucier soup, add more water or broth by the 1/4 cup until desired consistency is reached.

Recipe by Practical Stewardship at https://practical-stewardship.com/2016/02/13/crock-pot-meaty-chili-with-a-stove-top-option/