Friday, February 19, 2016

Easy Potluck Chili

Photo courtesy of the Cooking Corner.

     This is the mildest, most user-friendly chili that I make. That's why I call it Potluck Chili. It's perfect for taking to any event because it will please even the most delicate eaters. It's not hot, spicy or too over powering. This simple chili has a lot of flavor and is pleasantly filling. I brought this to a carry-in at work and it went over very well, (like there was none to take home). Try it and you'll see why.

Easy Potluck Chili
2 lb. ground beef, browned and drained
1 (15 oz.) can hot chili beans
1 (15 oz.) can diced tomatoes with onion, chili-ready
1/2 can diced green chilies with juice
1 tsp. roasted garlic, chopped
1 cup Spicy V-8 juice
1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste
1 T. chili powder (or more to taste)
1 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. smoked paprika
1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. pepper
Combine all ingredients into a slow cooker. Mix well to combine.

Cook on low 8-10 hours or high 4-5 hours.

Serves 10-12.

Optional toppings - chopped onion, shredded cheese, oyster crackers


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