1 lb lean ground beef
1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
Two 15-oz cans red kidney beans, undrained
Two 1.25-oz packages chili seasoning mix
One 15-oz can tomato sauce
One 10-oz can diced tomatoes and green chilies
Shredded cheese and sour cream, optional
1. Brown beef, bell pepper and onion in skillet over medium-high heat; drain well. Add beef mixture to slow-cooker.
2. In a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients (except cheese and sour cream.) Add to beef mixture; stir gently. Place lid on slow-cooker and cook on low 6-7 hours, or on high 3-3.5 hours until heated through. Garnish each serving with cheese and sour cream, if desired. Serves 8.