An easy chili recipe - perfect anytime!

Happy Chili
A heart healthy chili recipe submitted by Geneva Hamilton of Edmonton, Alberta

Serves 6 to 8
2 lbs organic ground beef (or use a soy ground beef substitute)
1 large can diced tomatoes
1 can crushed tomatoes
1 can pinto beans drained
1 can kidney beans drained
1 can garbanzo beans drained
1 can low sodium tomato soup
1/2 red pepper chopped
1/2 orange pepper chopped
2 carrots sliced
1 zucchini sliced
1-2 cans of mushrooms or better yet, fresh mushrooms sliced
1/2 white onion chopped
1 cup of corn kernels
cubed potatoes optional
2-3 tbsp chili powder
1 tsp basil
1-2 tsp oregano
2 cloves of garlic
1 tsp paprika

Chop and combine all ingredients in a slow cooker or in a dutch oven on the stove and simmer for several hours. Serve with rice and salad.

chili with zucchini

The longer it simmers, the tastier it will be!

Sandra's notes: We had this at our cabin this weekend and it was great. Thanks, Geneva.


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