Easy Slow Cooker Chili

1 pound ground chuck

1 medium onion, diced

1 green bell pepper, diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 15-oz. can tomato sauce

1 15-oz. can kidney beans, drained

1 15-oz. can cannellini beans, drained

½ cup chopped parsley

1 cup water

½ cup red wine

1 tsp. beef soup base

1 T. chili powder

1 tsp. cumin

1 tsp. smoked salt

1 tsp. dried basil

1 tsp. dried oregano

¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Place the beef in a skillet and cook over medium heat evenly brown. Drain on paper towel-lined plate.

Place the beef in a slow cooker along with the rest of the ingredients. Give it a good stir and cook on low for 7-8 hours, or high 5-6.