Ingredients
  • 1 28 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 10 ounce can chopped tomatoes and green chile peppers, undrained
  • 2 cups vegetable juice or tomato juice
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 pounds beef or pork stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped green sweet pepper
  • 2 15 ounce can black beans, kidney beans, and/or garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed and drained
  • Toppers such as shredded cheddar cheese, dairy sour cream, snipped fresh cilantro, and/or pitted ripe olives (optional)
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How to Make Homemade Chili

A favorite on a cold winter's day, this homemade chili recipe will warm you right up. This comfort food is great for parties or as an any time meal.

Directions
1. 
In a 6-quart slow cooker, combine both cans of undrained tomatoes, the vegetable juice, chili powder, cumin, oregano, and garlic. Stir in the meat, onion, celery, and sweet pepper.
2. 
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.
3. 
If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Stir in the beans. Cover and cook for 15 minutes more. Spoon into bowls. If desired, serve with toppers. Makes 10 servings.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 224, Fat, total (g) 6, chol. (mg) 49, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 24, fiber (g) 6, pro. (g) 24, sodium (mg) 807, Vegetables () 2, Starch () 1, Lean Meat () 2, Fat () 0.5, Carb Choice () 1.5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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