Wednesday, December 8, 2010

A couple weeks ago when the weather started to turn more frigid than comfortable (you know below 60!) I started thinking about How I needed to bust out the crock-pot and take 'er for a spin! Now I am not gonna lie, the crock-pot and I don't always get along. Just ask the Hubs, he'll agree. However nothing good comes from not trying. So what's they saying... 'Get back on the Horse'. So I did just that!

So I busted my google skills and stumbled on this super easy and SUPER tasty White Bean, Chicken, and Sausage Chili.

{Finished product covered in shredded cheese and sour cream, this time along with a grilled cheese & turkey sandwich}

I tweeted about it right after I made it the first time, I was honestly amazed - WOW it was great! Please go out and make this now you and your stomach and your friends (if you invite them over) can thank me later!!!!

I followed the recipe pretty much spot on, I mean it is sooo easy, however I omitted corn - not a fan of corn in my chili. And the second time I made (which is pictured) I didn't have a jalapeno on hand, so I upped the dashes of cayenne pepper - PERFECTION!

Your Grocery List Should Include the following: (I purchased every single ingredient (minus the spices which were on hand) from my local Trader Joe's and I selected a Apple Chicken Sausage with Maple and it ROCKS!)



 Chop the onion, chicken breast & chicken sausage - then sauté til chicken is cooked through. 
 Layer in the goodness. Start with the drained beans. 
 Then your chicken/onion/sausage goodness. 
 Then all the remaining ingredients (Diced tomatoes and juice,/green salsa, spices, garlic and broth)
 Set your temp and time (3-4 on high. 6-8 on low) 
Stir it up and go about your merry way. Do as I did - go shopping in the snow, and come home to a perfect meal and a wonderful smelling house! 

I hope you all get to try this and enjoy! The first time I made it we ate it with cheddar biscuits a la Anna. And the second time we were starving so we ate with grilled cheese +turkey sandwiches. (Nikki please try this, I know the last one you made was too spicy - I think this will do the trick! )

12 comments:

  1. I am the "Chili Queen" but I have yet to try it with chicken which is a must!
    <3 Cara
    Lilac and Grey

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  2. THANK YOU!! I have been waiting patiently for this amazing recipe and I will be making it tonight... it looks wonderful and super easy. Thanks again and I will let you know the results. xx

    ps I have the same crock pot.

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  3. Oh what a wonderful recipe! I am not much of a cook, OK not at all, so when snow is in the forecast, I run out of the door and get cupcakes, chocolate and bubbly.

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  4. such the domestic diva! looks D-lish!

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  5. yayyy so happy you posted this! It looks even better than your description! I need to try it, looks amazing!
    xx
    Nikki

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  6. yum yum yum! I love my using my crockpot

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  7. What a treat to eat after waking up early and doing so many things!! Especially after going out taking pictures and shopping in the snow! Looks so delicious. xoxo

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  8. That looks SO good, I'm going to have to give it a whirl.

    www.indcfashion.com

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  9. looks delicious! i love that green salsa from TJs

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  10. Stop the freaking insanity. THIS looks yum-myyy!! Between you and Nikki and Annie and Alleen and LLT I'm going to be 700lbs!

    xo,
    c

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