Chicken, sausage and white bean chili

I am on a mission to create a vast repertoire of crockpot recipes that we truly enjoy. Trying to cook something from scratch every night hasn’t been working for us for a long, long time. Probably since the middle of my pregnancy. There have been too many nights of frozen pizza, meager leftovers, and fend-for-yourself. Sparks works hard and deserves some food at the end of the day. The crockpot, which cooks enough of anything to feed us for three meals, is the answer.

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Here is today’s experiment. Chicken, sausage, and white bean chili. It’s the first hit when you google for those words and I don’t see how it could fail–it’s flavored with onion, garlic, cumin, chili, and tomatoes. Sounds like a slam-dunk. We also really liked chicken breasts with onion, salsa, and taco seasoning. That made great tacos. We were less excited about crockpot chicken curry (curry just needs to be fried in a pan, end of story) and crockpot beef stroganoff (the beef fell apart, leaving us with a tasty but nasty-looking brown mess).

Do you have any suggestions?

And to bring a smile to your face, here’s some footage of our walking monkey. I give her credit for walking at 14 months because she was taking a couple of steps at a time. Now she’ll go all the way across the room. Go Mimi!

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3 thoughts on “Chicken, sausage and white bean chili

  1. I like using the slow cooker for big hunks of meat, beef roast, a turkey breast, a whole chicken and then using the cooked meat in a bunch of other meals, sandwiches, salads, casseroles.

  2. The chicken sausage chili looks pretty good. Little Mimi is adorable and she is coming right along with her walking. Hugs

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