Spicy and Sweet Three Bean Slow Cooker Chili

Serves 6-8

1 package of 97/3 lean ground beef (1 pound - 1 1/2 pounds)

2 small sweet onions, diced

1 small green pepper, sliced 

2 garlic cloves

2 cans of kidney beans (15 oz. each)

1 can of pinto beans (15 oz.)

1 can of cannelini beans (15 oz.)

15 oz. can of tomato sauce 

15 oz. can of diced tomatoes (with juice) 

1/4 c. chili powder

1 tsp. oregano, cumin, pepper, and salt

2 tsp. brown sugar

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

1/4 tsp. cayenne

1/2 c. of light beer

1.  Cook, drain, and rinse beef.  Place in the slow cooker on low.

2.  In a pan over medium heat, saute onion and peppers in olive oil.  When the veggies are tender, add grated garlic and saute for a minute longer.

3.  Add sauteed veggies and remaining ingredients into the slow cooker.  Cook on low for 6-8 hours (the longer the better).

4.  Add desired toppings and enjoy!