1 lb ground beef (or ground turkey)
1 onion, chopped
1 package of bacon, cooked and chopped
1/2 cup of maple syrup
1 can red kidney beans
2 tbsp chili powder2 cloves of garlic, chopped
1 can crushed tomatoes
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 zucchini, chopped
In a large pot, cook the ground beef with the onions until the meat is browned. Remove from heat and drain as much oil as possible from the meat and onions.
Pour the meat and onion mixture into a Crock-Pot set on low. Add chili powder, the chopped bacon, garlic, kidney beans, tomatoes, zucchini and maple syrup. Cook for 4-6 hours on low heat.