Slow-Cooker Favorite Ground Beef and Beans

This slow-cooked, three-bean meat chili gets a kick from prepared sauce and canned chiles. Top with pre-shredded Cheddar cheese for extra bite.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 4 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 10

Ingredients

2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
large onion, chopped (about 3/4 cup)
1
can (28 oz) baked beans, undrained
1
can (15.5 oz) butter beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1
bottle (12 oz) chili sauce
2
cans (4.5 oz each) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
3
teaspoons chili powder
Shredded Cheddar cheese, if desired
  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook ground beef and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix cooked ground beef mixture and remaining ingredients except cheese.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 hours. Top individual servings with Cheddar cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    340
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    950mg
    950%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    43g
    43%
    (Dietary Fiber
    12g
    12%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    29g
    29%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    40%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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