I do not claim this recipe as my own. I am simply sharing it on my blog for others to be able to find it. I like to have all the recipes I like in one place.

Beef and Black Bean Chili
Freezer Meal.
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Ingredients
  1. 1 lb ground beef
  2. 28 oz can tomato sauce
  3. 15 oz can diced tomatoes, undrained
  4. 2 cans black beans {15 oz} drained and rinsed
  5. 1 small onion, peeled and chopped {substitute with 1/2 bag frozen chopped onion}
  6. 1 green pepper, chopped {Substitute with 1 frozen bag 3 pepper blend}
  7. 1 TBS chili powder
  8. 1 TBS paprika
  9. 1 TBS ground cumin
  10. 1 1/2 TSP oregano
  11. 1 TSP garlic powder
  12. 1/2 TSP crushed red pepper flakes
Materials
  1. 1 gallon-sized plastic freezer bag
To freeze and cook later
  1. Label your freezer bag.
  2. Add all ingredients.
  3. Remove as much air from bag as possible, seal, lay flat in your freezer for up to three months.
To cook
  1. Thaw in refrigerator overnight or in morning in water.
  2. Add to crockpot.
  3. Cook on low for 8 to 10 hours.
  4. Break apart beef and stir.
  5. Top with shredded cheddar cheese and crushed tortilla chips.
Notes
  1. Double recipe to make two freezer meals.
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