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Slow-Cooker Family-Favorite Chili

Take 20 minutes in the morning to start hot and hearty chili simmering in a slow cooker.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 6 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (28 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (16 oz) chili beans in sauce, undrained
1
can (15 oz) tomato sauce
2
tablespoons chili powder
1 1/2
teaspoons ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain.
  • 2 In 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, mix beef, onion and remaining ingredients.
  • 3 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain.
  • 2 In 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, mix beef, onion and remaining ingredients.
  • 3 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Substitute half of the ground beef with ground pork to give this chili a richer flavor.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
1120mg
1120%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.