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Slow-Cooker Beef and Bean Chili

Beef stew meat becomes moist through slow cooking and with ingredients like diced tomatoes with green chiles.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 8 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 5
 

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
large onion, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
2
teaspoons finely chopped garlic
2
tablespoons chili powder
1
tablespoon ground cumin
1
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
lb beef stew meat
2
cans (15 oz each) Progresso® black beans, drained, rinsed
2
cans (14.5 oz each) diced tomatoes with green chiles, undrained
1/2
cup water

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onions and garlic; cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until onions are softened.
  • 2 Stir in chili powder, cumin, salt, pepper and beef. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is lightly browned.
  • 3 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, place beef mixture. Stir in beans, tomatoes and water.
  • 4 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours. Stir well before serving.
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onions and garlic; cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until onions are softened.
  • 2 Stir in chili powder, cumin, salt, pepper and beef. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is lightly browned.
  • 3 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, place beef mixture. Stir in beans, tomatoes and water.
  • 4 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours. Stir well before serving.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

If you're not a fan of black beans, kidney beans are a great substitute.

Packages of stew meat can have pieces of different sizes. Cut any large pieces into smaller same-size pieces so that everything cooks in the same amount of time.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
630
(
Calories from Fat
230),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
26%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
105mg
105%;
Sodium
810mg
810%;
Total Carbohydrate
51g
51%
(Dietary Fiber
13g
13%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
49g
49%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
60%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 6 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.