Slow-Cooker Texas Chili

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 8 hr 35 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 6
Slow-Cooker Texas Chili

Ingredients

2
tablespoons vegetable oil
2 1/2
to 3 lb boneless beef chuck roast, trimmed of fat, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon black pepper
1
small onion, chopped (about 3/4 cup)
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped (1 tablespoon)
1
can (28-oz) Muir Glen™ fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (4.5-oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
1
to 2 tablespoons finely chopped chipotle in adobo sauce (from 7 oz can)
1/2
cup water
2
tablespoons cornmeal
1
teaspoon cumin
Optional toppings: sliced green onions, chopped cilantro, shredded Cheddar cheese, sour cream

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons of the oil in 12-inch nonstick skillet on medium-high heat; season beef with salt and pepper. Add half the beef to heated skillet and brown on at least two sides, about 4 to 6 minutes. Transfer beef to 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 -quart slow cooker. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to skillet and repeat for remaining beef.
  • 2
    Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to skillet and cook onion for 2 to 3 minutes, until starting to brown and softened. Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant, about 20 to 30 seconds. Transfer mixture to slow cooker.
  • 3
    Add diced tomatoes, green chiles, chipotle, water, cornmeal and cumin to slow cooker and stir to combine. Cover and cook on Low heat setting for 8 to 9 hours, until beef is tender. Serve with toppings, if desired.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • If you prefer less heat, use 1 tablespoon chopped chipotle in adobo sauce and increase to 2 tablespoons for more smoky chipotle heat.
  • Pillsbury™ biscuits are great to serve with Texas chili.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
710mg
30%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
10%
Dietary Fiber
9g
36%
Sugars
7g
Protein
31g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
26%
26%
Vitamin C
26%
26%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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