Mom’s Chili

(from mom2mpr’s recipe box)

This chili was at many a family function as I grew up. Pair with cornbread for full memories. Can double and triple easily. Freeezes great.

Source: Mom :)

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 240 minutes
Serves 4 people

Categories: beans, company, crock pot, dinner, easy, ground beef, make ahead


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 -28 oz. can whole tomatoes in thick tomato puree
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (about 3/4 cup)
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1-2 tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. oregano, crushed
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 can(15-16 oz.) kidney beans, drained(1 3/4 cups)


  1. In skillet or slow cooking pot with browning unit, cook meat on med-hi until it loses it’s pink color, Drain off fat. Dump into crock pot, add all ingredients and stir with a fork, breaking tomatoes into small pieces. Cook, covered, on hi for 3-4 hours.

  2. 440 calories per serving

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