ADVOCATE-TESTED RECIPE

Chili Beef and Beans

Serves 4 to 6. Recipe is by Julie Kay.

1 pound beef tips or stew meat

2 (15.8-ounce) cans great northern beans

3 stalks celery, chopped

2 onions, chopped

1 bell pepper, chopped

1 (12-ounce) jar chili sauce

1 (8.5-ounce) package ready whole grain medley rice of choice

1. Put all ingredients, except rice, into slow cooker and cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours.

2. If making this one without meat, cook on Low for 2 to 4 hours.

3. Serve over rice.