Monday, January 6, 2014

Chili Salsa with Mushrooms -- slow cooker

Prep: 10 minutes          Cook  7 to 8 hours     Makes 8 servings

1             pound ground beef
1             pound bulk pork sausage
2             cans (16 ounces each) kidney beans , rinsed and drained
1             jar (24 ounces) chunky salsa
1             can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes , un-drained
1             large onion , chopped
1             can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
1             can ( 4 ounces) mushroom stems  and pieces , drained
1/2          cup each  chopped sweet  red , yellow and green pepper
1/2         teaspoon dried oregano
1/4         teaspoon garlic powder
1/8         teaspoon dried thyme
1/8         teaspoon dried marjoram

1 .        In a large  skillet  , cook beef  and sausage  over medium heat  until meat is no longer pink ; drain.
2 .       Transfer meat  to a 5 -quart  slow cooker  . Stir  in the remaining  ingredients  . Cover and cook  on low  for 7 to 8 hours  or until vegetables  or tender .


  1. Hi Nee,
    Your chilli looks delicious! Sound so flavourful from all the herbs!

  2. Hi Joyce , it's a comfort food for the cold weather ...BRrrrrrr thanks for stopping by :)

  3. Wonderful dish for these COLD temps. Blessings dear. Catherine xo

    1. Hi Catherine , it is a nice dish , just let the slow cooker to the work . Thanks for stopping by :)

  4. Hi Nee!!!

    Are you cold down there too? It's freezing up here and your Chili is just what Mother Nature has ordered, lol...Sounds delicious and spicy and warm:) Thank you so much for sharing, Nee...

    P.S. I look forward to your email when things calm down a bit:)

    1. Hi Louise ,
      It's cold down here , in the low teens thankful , it has stopped raining . My slow cookers are going full steam . I got a set for Christmas from one of my sisters , there are 3 connected and you can add three more , I think she got them at Target or Costco , Thanks for stopping by :)

    2. Another cold day up here to Nee. I'm so excited for you that you got those new slow cookers. I was telling my daughter about them. They look so coooool..Stay warm dear Nee...

    3. Hi Louise , I was happy I didn't have to buy them for myself , I hinted and left pictures laying around :D , you can hook up to six , god for a brunch or family gathering , thanks for stopping by :)

  5. Hi Nee,
    Another fabulous recipe coming from one of my favorite blogs! Just what we can use to keep us warm. Chili recipe with delicious ingredients. Yummy in the tummy....Thanks for sharing...Blessings and keep warm, I hear the weather is getting cold down where you are too! We are going to be in an icebox, but some people are going to be in the freezer! Dottie :)

    1. H Dottie ,
      You are a sweetheart , and I thank you for your kind words , they mean a lot . slow cookers , Dutch ovens is getting a workout . The soup kettle is always on a low burner in the winter . Yes it's cold here in the low teens , no snow and the rain has stopped , thankfully . Stay warm and thanks for stopping by :)


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