Love is the main ingredient

LilyTiger Holist Creative Chili Love Recipe

Chili Love Recipe
Step 1: Chop and sauté in a large fry pan on medium low heat: 1/4 stick butter until tender/ semi-transparent: 1/2 onion and 3-5 celery stalks chopped. Place onions and celery in crock pot.

Step 2: Using the same pan; brown 1 – 1.5 pounds ground turkey with salt, pepper, chili powder and red pepper flakes. Place in crock pot with above.

Step 3: Using the same pan again; sauté 1 small package of multi-colored organic carrots, chop and place in crock pot

Step 4: Add the following to the crock pot and stir:

•    1 can Hunts regular spaghetti sauce (large can)
•    1 can diced tomatoes, pureed
•    1 large jar home-canned tomatoes, pureed
•    1 can chili beans
•    1 can Northern beans, drained
•    Knorr beef stock x 4 (gel packets) (or dissolved beef bouillon)
•    3 tablespoons double roasted Trader Joe’s salsa
•    Chili powder to taste
•    Red pepper flakes to taste
•    Himalayan Pink Salt to taste
•    Fresh ground pepper to taste
And of course lots of LOVE in every step!!

Step 5: Cook in crock pot on low heat until bubbling then turn down to warm. Several hours. (ours was cooked for about 6-7 hours)

Serve with chopped sweet onions, shredded cheddar and sour cream.

Oh, and some really good  beer and corn bread  too of course 🙂

Corn bread recipe:

Step 1: Turn oven on to 325 – 345 degrees

Step 2: place 1/2 stick butter in a 9 x 9 glass baking dish and place in oven until butter melts (about 5-10 minutes – just until melted)

Step 3: Mix well in a medium mixing bowl
•    2 eggs
•    1 package Jiffy corn bread mix
•    1 small can or 1/2 large can cream corn
•    1/2 cup sour cream

Step 4: Gently pour mix into baking dish without stirring

Step 5: Bake about 20 minutes just until golden or the color you like your bread (just until done in the middle)

Serve with maple syrup or honey.

Enjoy with a wonderful group of family and friends. You won’t even notice the cold temperatures outside.

LilyTiger Holist Creative Chili Love Recipe