Sometimes I find myself giggling at how fast and easy it is to make dinner using the slow cooker. You just put everything in turn it on and go! It’s that simple. I know, I know. It’s the best kitchen device ever invented! Next to a spoon. Otherwise, how would we eat our peanut butter???
I told my brother I would help him with his school work in a second, I just had to make dinner first. He raised an eyebrow, confused. “Isn’t that going to take forever?” he asked.
I then came back with, “To quote hamlet, act III, scene III, line 92,… no!”
All I had to do was chop the carrots, and garlic (I was out of the jarred stuff), and the onion. Mix it all together with the other ingredients in a pot and turn it on!
Just like that, you have one less problem to worry about. BOOM! Like some sort of demon magic…but good?
Never mind the fact that my mind went there…
Anyways, on a more sane note, I will definitely be making this Slow Cooker Lentil Black Bean Chili this fall and winter a lot! With all the fall activities and the hustle and bustle of December, this recipe will come in handy a lot.
I can’t believe I really just said bustle….
Next time I think I’ll add some kale. Or maybe I’ll finely mince it so they don’t know. 😛 This recipe is already very healthy, but it couldn’t hurt to make it more so. I’m going to have to figure out some more variations. If y’all have any ideas I would love to hear them!
Here’s the fantabulous recipe: