Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Easy Crockpot Chili Recipe

Cheeeeeeers everybody, and Happy Hump Day.

Y’know?  Now that football season is in full swing and Lady Autumn is here with her cooler temps, many folks will be throwing Saturday and/or Sunday football parties in their homes.

Along with the typical chips, dips, wings, and the like, a great football party can be made even more rollicking with some awesome, crowd pleasing chili.

I plan on making chili in a couple of weeks when I take a Saturday off to enjoy a full day of College Football.  It is an easy, and uber-tasty crock pot chili.

Here’s what Easy Five Bean Crockpot Chili ala Matt-Man entails…

Tomatoes, Tomato Paste, Dark Red Kidney Beans, Northern, Black Beans, Lima Beans, and Light Red Kidney Beans...If you’d like, which I do from time to time is replace the one of the kidney beans with butter beans.  But anyhoo…

Not too many spices...Chili Powder, Paprika, Oregano, Garlic, and a secret one which is not shown that replaces Cumin...Liquid Smoke.  Liquid Smoke makes everything better.  A few tablespoons of that into the mix, and bar the door Katy, it’s a TOUCHDOWN!!

These are da bomb!! Frozen and already diced onions and bell peppers. Fresh may be best, but too many of us end up wasting them.  So, this an inexpensive and practical way to go.

The MEAT!! Two pounds of ground beef, and one pound of sausage which I will slightly brown off with Worcestershire Sauce prior to crocking it. I also add real bacon pieces.

I would use REAL bacon, but I cannot bring myself to use sliced bacon for this. Sliced bacon stands on its own, and should be consumed that way!!

The cookery...or, is that, crockery? Anyhoo. This is my newest crockpot. Isn't she sexy and voluptuous?

I call her, Samantha. Samantha came with a 2, 4, and 6 quart bowl. I always use the 4 quart bowl.  The 2 is too small, and the 6 quart bowl, I only use when cooking up meth, so it may have toxic residue in it.

There you have it. After six to eight hours of simmering, Samantha will be ready to yield her juicy, meaty, and delicious wares.

A great accompaniment with the chili is Cheesy Onion Cornbread

Just prepare a box of any inexpensive cornbread mix per instructions, but add some of the frozen onions and bell pepper, along with shredded cheese of your choice and voila!!  Rustic goodness in its most delicious form…

Your friends, fans, and fellow football watchers will give you the game ball with two thumbs up.

Five Bean Crockpot Chili and Cheesy Onion Cornbread…Easy and delicious, just like me.


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I'm With Stupid said...

Sounds delicious. Even the cornbread. Kind of. I've never actually tried cheesy onion bell pepper cornbread.


I'm With Stupid said...

Jay: Well you should. It has to be good because Ted Cruz tried to keep it stricken from the record. Cheers Jayman!!


Beth said...

Yay!! You found the real recipe, not that slop I put together! I love this!

I'm With Stupid said...

Beth: It's gooooood shit. Cheers Schmoop!!


Dana said...

Is Schmoop pantless??

Oh! And the recipe looks yummy!!

I'm With Stupid said...

Dana: I don't if she was or not. That wasn't Schmoop in the picture. Hey-Ooooooooo. Cheers Dana!!

jAMiE said...

Sounds delish. Definitely chili weather these days and excellent to have on the weekend with football viewing.

I love chili with beans..not everyone puts them in. Silly people.