Basic Chili with beef and beans

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 9
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 250.0
  • Total Fat: 5.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 35.9 mg
  • Sodium: 698.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.2 g
  • Protein: 22.4 g

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Number of Servings: 9


    1 lb bag of mixed beans(great northern and pinto mix)
    22 oz of 93% lean ground beef
    4 pieces Bacon (cut up)
    1 29 oz can of hunt's tomato sauce
    1 6 oz can Contadina tomato paste with italian herbs
    1 2.5 oz container of gerber 1st foods green beans


soak and cook beans throughly (drain and rinse)
brown and drain beef
partially cook bacon

combine in crock pot on low heat
add tomato sauce to pot
refill can with water 1 or 2 times to cover everything
season to taste
stir and cover
allow to simmer and cook overnight (about 16 hours)
stir in green beans and tomato paste
allow to simmer until desired thickness (about 8 hours)

makes about 9.75 1 cup servings depending on your desired thickness.

Number of Servings: 9.75

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MELOMAR.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    great and versatile chili - 5/7/08

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    Very Good
    taste great - 4/28/08