Don't let the name fool you, the addition of dried cherries in chili adds a sweetness to a classic chili that makes this recipe perfect for the entire family. This is a kid friendly recipe as the chili is not too spicy.
Author: Lady Heidi
1 Pound of Dried Pinto Beans, Pre-Cooked (or 6 (15.5 Oz. Cans Beans)
1 Large Yellow Onion, Diced
1 Large Green Bell Pepper, Diced
1 Large Red Bell Pepper, Diced
1-2 Pounds of Lean Steak, Cut Into Bite Sized Pieces
2 (14.5 Oz.) Cans Of Diced Tomatoes, With Juice
3 (8 Oz.) Cans Of Tomato Sauce
2 Tablespoons Chili Powder
½ Teaspoon Ground Cayenne Pepper
1 Teaspoon Ground Cumin
¼ Cup Worcestershire Sauce
2 Tablespoons Minced Garlic (About 6 Cloves)
1 (6 Oz.) Package Of Dried Cherries
Combine all prepared ingredients in a large 6-7 quart crock-pot.
Stir to combine.
Cover and cook on low for 10 hours.
To increase spiciness feel free to add more cayenne pepper and/or 1-2 minced jalapeno peppers.
Top chili with shredded cheddar cheese if desired and serve with corn bread and a side salad for a complete meal.
Recipe by Crock-Pot Ladies at http://crockpotladies.com/crockpot-steak-cherry-chili/