One of the things I like about making chili or stews or casseroles is you don’t have to worry about following a recipe exactly. Have some roasted corn? Use it! Don’t have roasted corn? Use a can of plain corn. Making 2 different recipes? Split the corn!
I was at Trader Joe’s and saw that they had lean beef already cut into cubes and I was feeling lazy and wanted the quickest, easiest thing to throw in the crockpot so I picked up a couple packages of the beef and a couple of bottles of their Cowboy Caviar and went from there… (if you can’t get to a Trader Joe’s, here’s a copycat recipe for the salsa).
So here’s the version of Cowboy Chili I happened to make last night… I’m sure it will be a little different next time. 😉 Continue reading