BWL CHILI COOKOFF: East Lansing FD Hearty Steak Chili

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WILX)-- News 10's Lora Painter heads in the kitchen with the East Lansing Fire Department's Olivia Herald to cook up their special chili recipe: Hearty Steak Chili. It's packed with protein and fiber to keep fire fighters-- and your family-- full and satisfied for hours.

Hearty Steak Chili
Slow Cooker Recipe

3 lbs of lean beef trimmed and cubes into small chunks
1 - 46oz can of vegetable juice
1 - 30.5oz can of chili beans with sauce
1 - 15oz can of black beans
1 - 15oz can of dark kidney beans
1 - 15oz can of light kidney beans
1 - 15oz can of garbanzo beans
1 - 15oz can of red beans
1 - 28oz can of petite diced tomatoes
1 diced onion
2 diced jalapeños
3 cloves of minced garlic
1/2 cup of chili seasoning
1.5 teaspoons of Cajun seasoning
2 tablespoons of corn meal
Salt and pepper to taste

Mix all ingredients into crock pot (it will be full to top but will cook down) for 8 hours on low or until meat is tender.


Diced jalapeño
Diced green onion
Shredded cheese
Sour cream
Crushed tortilla chips