Irish Chili

Irish Chili

2 or 3 (one pound) cans of red beans
1 (2 1/2 pound) can tomatoes
1 small can tomato juice
3 beef bouillon cubes
1/2 teaspoon basil
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon thyme
2 tablespoon chili powder
2 cups ripe green olives
1 to 2 lbs ground beef
1 to 2 large onions, chopped
1 to 2 green peppers, chopped (no seeds)
2 cloves garlic, mashed
salt and pepper to taste

Place ground beef in your slow cooker with chopped onions, chopped green peppers, and garlic. Salt and pepper to taste. Cover and heat on high for one hour. Add remaining ingredients. Cover and cook on LOW for 4 to 6 hours. Add a splash of red wine if necessary. Serve with warm Italian bread and butter.