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Spiced Chili

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Serves 12 | Prep Time | Cook Time 4-5 hours


1 1/2 pounds ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 cans (16oz each) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
2 cans (15oz each) tomato sauce
2 cans (14 1/2oz each) stewed tomatoes, cut up
1 cup water
2 bay leaves
1/4 cup chili powder
1 T. salt
1 T. brown sugar
1 T. dried basil
1 T. Italian seasoning
1 T. dried thyme
1 T. pepper
1 t. dried oregano
1 t. dried marjoram
Added cheddar cheese and additional chopped onions, optional

1. In a large skillet, cook beef, onion and garlic over merdium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Transfer to a 5-qt slow cooker. Stir in beans, tomato sauce, tomatoes and seasonings. cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours. Discard bay leaves. If desired, serve in bread bowls and top with cheese and onions.

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This is my favorite chili recipe (Sorry, Mom!) It's a nice thick, spicy chili.. perfect for serving with chips. The recipe is for the crock-pot but can easily be made on the stovetop. Just throw everything in a pot and simmer!

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