1 can (15-oz) kidney beans, rinsed
2 cans (14 .5-oz each) crushed tomatoes
2 lb ground chuck, browned and well drained
2 medium onions, coarsely chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 to 3 tbsp chili powder (according to taste)
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp cumin
salt to taste
Put all ingredients into the crockpot (or slow cooker) in the order listed. Stir once to mix. Cover and cook on low for 10 to 12 hours or on high 5 to 6 hours.
Note: This is not my recipe. This is from a pastor's wife in Indiana.