Monkey Chili Monkey Chili Peggy Wescott April 03, 2013 Comments Monkey Chili Serves 20. Recipe is by Peggy Wescott. 5 lbs. ground lean beef (I prefer 93% meat and 7% fat) 1 large yellow onion, chopped 5 (0.75-oz.) pkgs. McCormick chili (three original and two hot) 4 (10-oz.) cans Ro-tel tomatoes 4 (15.5-oz.) cans chili beans 4 (14.5-oz.) cans diced tomatoes, zesty chili-style 3 (16-oz.) cans tomato sauce 1. Put ground meat and onion in an 8-quart slow cooker on high for 3 hours. Take out and drain meat and onions. 2. Put meat and onion mix back in slow cooker. 3. Add chili beans, Ro-tel tomatoes, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce and chili packages. Cook on low for eight hours. Story edited on March 22, 2013, to correct number of original McCormick chili packages needed.